Ready to Start Your Higher Education? Greensboro Has Options
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
UNC Greensboro’s campus features historic architecture, an art museum, performance halls, parks, trails, and a prime location just a mile from downtown. Founded in 1891 and one of the three original UNC System institutions, UNCG is now a minority-serving institution and recognized as among the most diverse universities in the state. Spartan students, faculty, and staff represent more than 90 nationalities. With more than 175 undergraduate and 250 graduate areas of study, and 17 Division I athletic teams, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally for academic excellence, community engagement, value and transformational impact.
Located downtown in the historic College Hill district and affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Greensboro College (founded in 1838), offers 34 undergraduate majors, six graduate programs and more than 1,000 undergraduate courses. Enrolling approximately 1,260, this Liberal Arts College assures a personalized approach to academics and campus life. Home to Brock Historical Museum.
Elon University School of Law
Ranked among the nation's best for practical training, Elon Law offers a highly experiential approach to preparing future attorneys through the nation’s only 2.5-year program of legal education, with tuition 20% below the national average for private law schools. All students complete full-time residencies-in-practice and benefit from personalized attention provided by accomplished faculty & career advisors.
One of two historically black colleges for women in the United States, Bennett College is an accredited, four-year liberal arts private institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Committed to providing an environment and education where both the minds and hearts of women are nurtured. Home to Steele Hall Art Gallery.
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
Established in 1891, N.C. A&T is a public, land-grant, “doctoral higher research activity” university with a rich tradition in academics, research and outreach. A&T is one of the top three research universities in the UNC System, a top producer of STEM graduates, and the nation’s no. 1 public (and largest) HBCU. A&T is home to the February One Monument, University Galleries, and Paul Robeson Theatre. The Lyceum Series and Chancellor’s Speaker and Town Hall Series bring nationally distinguished guests to Greensboro for performances and dialogue on matters of current and abiding importance to the university, local and world communities.
Founded in 1837 by the Society of Friends (Quakers), Guilford College is an independent liberal arts college widely respected for its interdisciplinary curriculum and its commitment to service learning and excellence in teaching. The Bryan Series presents lectures by distinguished speakers at the new Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts during the academic year..
Guilford Technical Community College
GTCC provides lifelong learning opportunities through workforce development, community involvement, and quality educational programs. GTCC serves Guilford County's diverse population by partnering with businesses, community groups, and other educational institutions to promote personal and professional growth. GTCC is a training hub for every job in Guilford County, notably working to support economic development with a large variety of technical education pathways available to students.