Greensboro College was founded in 1838

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Editor’s note: Teens & Twenties will be featuring colleges/universities throughout North Carolina for the next several months.

 Commentary by Courtney L. Turner
Times-News correspondent

   Are you in search for the right college? Are you looking for a place with intellectual surroundings, with personal and spiritual developments? If so, then Greensboro College may be the place for you.
Founded in 1838, Greensboro College provides undergraduate students a true liberal arts education while also offering four master degree programs. Greensboro College provides a coeducational and independent-learning atmosphere with about 1,250 undergraduate students.

   Students on this campus are from 32 states and 24 nations. Undergraduates have 32 majors to choose from with special programs ranging from athletic training education to studying abroad with everything in between. The average class size is 11 students and features a ratio of 17:1 student to faculty ratio.
As far as campus life, Greensboro College has more than 60 clubs and organizations and 16 intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports in NCAA Division III and USA South Conference. Tuition for all residents is $36,300 per year with financial assistance available for those who apply.
If this college grabs your attention, feel free to give the admissions office a call at (336) 272-7102. You also can visit it on the web at

 Courtney L. Turner is a student at Florida A&M State University and a Teens & Twenties writer.


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