North Greenville University

An education at NGU is regarded as preparation for effective Christian service and witness. The Bible, as the inspired and infallible Word of God, is the solid foundation of the curriculum and the basis of the philosophy of education and of life.Affiliated with and committed to the South Carolina Baptist Convention, North Greenville University is a coeducational liberal arts institution that provides opportunities for higher education in a Christian atmosphere. The University strives to prepare students to become better, contributing members of society by educating the whole person through an integration of academic discipline, a Christian lifestyle, and an enriched cultural experience while offering students the best opportunities for spiritual growth, academic training, and Christian service. Christ must be the center of the campus for the purpose of Christian education and Christian character-building. North Greenville University offers a quality education in a biblically sound, Christ-centered environment.

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School Details

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Private, Coed 1892 Southern Baptist Semester $25.8 million + PO Box 1892, Tigerville, SC 29688 (864) 977-7000
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45 100.0 South Carolina Tigerville 712 777


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The The student-faculty ratio at North Greenville University is 14:1, and the school has 75.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at North Greenville University include: Business Administration and Management, General; Sport and Fitness Administration/Management; Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies; Bible/Biblical Studies; and Elementary Education and Teaching. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 74 percent.

Faculty & Classes

Title Value
Classes with fewer than 20 students 75.2%
20-49 24.7%
50 or more 0.1%


  • Business Administration and Management, General, 18%
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, 15%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, 14%
  • Bible/Biblical Studies, 12%
  • Elementary Education and Teaching, 10%

Academic Programs & Offerings

  • Mathematics & Engineering
  • First-year experiences - N/A
  • Service learning - N/A
  • Senior capstone or culminating academic experience - N/A
  • Undergraduate research/creative projects - N/A