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

Student Life List

Total Enrollment live On Campus Description
2,537 66% North Greenville University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,345, with a gender distribution of 50 percent male students and 50 percent female students. At this school, 66 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 34 percent of students live off campus. In sports, North Greenville University is part of the NCAA II.

Student Body

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Total enrollment 2,537
Total undergraduate enrollment 2,345
Total graduate enrollment 192
Enrolled students who are veterans or active service members 1.8%

Degree-seeking student gender distribution

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Degree-seeking men 52.1%


Students living on- and off-campus

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Students who live in college-owned, operated or affiliated housing 66%
Students who live off-campus 34%

Types of campus housing available

women's dorms (50%)
men's dorms (50%)


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Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

Clubs & Organizations

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Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Air Force ROTC Not offered
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institution (Furman University)
Navy ROTC Not offered