Greenville University, USA was established in 1892 with an aim to provide distinctive university education to men and women. It is a small private Christian University that grants many excellent majors, minors, and specializations and is home to a growing number of international students from all over the world. The total enrollment for fall 2018 was 1,132 of which the undergraduate enrollment constituted of 964 and graduate enrollment constituted of 168 students.
The acceptance rate of fall 2018 was 48%. The university has received accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission for granting bachelor's degrees and master's degrees. The admission intake season at the university is Fall, Summer, and Winter.
Ranked 102 in Best Regional Universities Midwest by U.S. News in the year 2020.
Ranked 50 in Top Performers on Social Mobility by U.S. News in the year 2020.
Ranked 4 in Safest college campuses in America by Niche in the year 2020.
Ranked 170 in Best Colleges for Criminal Justice in America in the year 2020.
|Student to faculty ratio||15:1|
|Admission Helpline||Telephone: + 800.345.4440 / 618.664.7100|
|Test score accepted||SAT, ACT, TOEFL, IELTS|
|Mode of Program||Full time/Online|
There are many undergraduate majors, adult and graduate programs available online or at partnership locations for the students. Diversified academic programs and experienced faculty help in changing the lives of students coming from around the globe. With a variety of majors and concentrations and faculty members who use the latest teaching methods, the students will gain knowledge and skills to get prepared to have a successful career ahead.
The bachelor’s degree offered at the university are:
The master’s degree offered at the university are:
The university’s campus which is spread on 50 acres of land is situated in the heart of Greenville, Illinois. Illinois is a beautiful town located 45 miles outside of St. Louis. The campus is easily accessible and its unique location gives numerous opportunities for outreach, fun, hands-on learning, and civic engagement to the students. The university has more than 50 student organizations, including service and social clubs, musical groups, student government, missions clubs, performance groups, and student publications in which the students can actively participate.
The Residence Life program is built on holistic development and offers a welcoming atmosphere to all the students. Each residence hall is taken care of by the Residence Hall Team including Resident Director and student Resident Assistants (RAs).
There are various on-campus housing options available for the students planning to live on the campus. Among many on-campus living options, one is Burritt Annex which can accommodate up to 180 women. This is the largest all-female residence and is recently updated with new furniture in the summer of 2019.
Some of the on-campus residence halls include:
How to Apply: International students can complete their application online.
Application Deadline: The university offers rolling admissions and accepts applications throughout the year.
The students need to submit an original score sheet of IELTS.
|TOEFL||Internet-Based – 79|
Paper-Based – 550
|IELTS||IELTS score – 6.5|
Once the students’ application has been accepted by the university, they have to pay USD 300 deposit/fee to secure their place at Greenville, 200 USD will be applied to your semester tuition bill, and 100 USD is the Immigration Document Mailing fee.
The estimated budget for an international student to attend Greenville University for the 2020-21 academic year is mentioned beneath:
For Undergraduate Program:
|Undergraduate Tuition||28,406 USD|
|General Student Fee||550 USD|
The graduate tution fee for the programs differ. The tuition fee for few of the graduate programs offered at the university is mentioned below:
|Program||Master of Business Administration||Master of Science in Management||M.A.E., Special Education||M.A. in Teaching|
|Tuition Fee||19,040 USD||15,708 USD||14,280 USD||27,132-28,560 USD|
The university is committed to offering the highest quality educational experience to the students coming from across the world. Annual scholarships to study in the US are available for the students entering and during their studies at GU. The university grants more than USD 28 million in scholarships and financial assistance each year.
|Engineering Honors Scholarship||USD 19,000 each year|
|Mc Allaster Honors Scholarship||USD 18,500 each year|
|Mosaic Diversity Scholarship||USD 18,000 each year|
|Panther Scholarship||USD 18,000 each year|
|President’s Scholarship||USD 14,000 each year|
Besides these, there are many other kinds of scholarships and grants available to the national and international students. These scholarships and grants are available to new students who choose to do a full-time program during the current academic year.
As alumni, all the ex-students at the university will automatically become a part of the Greenville University Alumni Association (GUAA). The university offers networking and reconnecting opportunities to its alumni through socializing, networking and travel, which contributes significantly to the rich alumni experience that defines Greenville. GUAA motivates alumni to stay connected to the GU community, the alumni can follow the university on Facebook and Twitter, and can even subscribe to weekly e-newsletters with GU news and alumni updates as well.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$27,580 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||2 : 1|
|Greenville University Enrollment||1846|
|Average Graduation Rate||39.7%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$27,580 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$18,109 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$900 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$9,322 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$2,896 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$6,378 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$5,500 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$5,498 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$5,502 / Year|
|North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary