Consumer Information and Student Right to Know Information

Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) Requirements

The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) was designed to help students and parents make informed decisions about higher education. This website is designed to provide this information to students, parents, the Guilford College community, and the general public. 

Please contact Stephanie Hargrave, director of institutional research and effectiveness, with any questions about this information. 

Consumer Information 

Student Right-to-Know Information

Student Body Diversity

Percent of undergraduates by race/ethnicity Fall 2015
American Indian or Alaska Native  0% 
Asian    4%
Black or African American  21% 
Hispanic/Latino  6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander  0% 
White  61% 
Two or more races  3% 
Race and ethnicity unknown  1% 
Nonresident alien  2% 

Undergraduate Retention Rate*

Enter fall 2014, enrolled fall 2015  67%
Enter fall 2013, enrolled fall 2014  74% 
Enter fall 2012, enrolled fall 2013  72%

*Represents cohort of full-time students enrolled in college for the first time in entry date specified

Undergraduate Graduation Rate within 150% of Program Length (six years)*  

Percent of undergraduates     Cohort entry year 2009 
    Female 74% 
    Male 47% 
    American Indian or Alaska Native N/A
    Asian 100% 
   Black or African American  46% 
    Hispanic/Latino 58% 
    Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 100%
    White 64% 
    Two or more races 62% 
    Race and ethnicity unknown N/A 
    Nonresident alien 100% 
Financial Aid Received   
    Received Pell Grant  
    Received Federal Direct Loan  
    Did not receive Pell Grant  
    Did not receive Pell Grant nor Federal Direct Loan  

*Guilford College does not award athletically-related financial aid, so does not calculate graduation rates for athletes

Placement in Employment**  

Percent employed at six months after graduation  Class of 2015
    Female  84%
    Male  82%
    Black or African American 83%
    Hispanic/Latino 100% 
    White 83%
    Other race/ethnicity 91% 

 **Of graduates who responded to the survey, 55% response rate

Types of Graduate Education Guilford College Students Enroll In

Students from the Class of 2015 report being enrolled in law school, doctoral programs in chemistry, and masters level programs in business, criminal justice, social work, music, higher education and student affairs, psychology, public health and liberal arts/liberal studies. 


Guilford College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of College and Schools, Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404.679.4500, for questions about the accreditation of Guilford College.

Guilford College’s Business Administration Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. Contact The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, Kansas 66213, telephone 913.339.9356, for questions about the accreditation of the business administration program.