Thrive and Change Lives
Design your Guilford education to explore and examine issues that matter most to you. Your academic experiences — both in and out of the classroom — will feed your intellectual curiosity, grow your understanding of the world and transform you into a leader of change.
At Guilford, you’ll gain expert instruction and guidance from professors invested in your success, work in teams on cutting-edge research, and benefit from life-shaping internships. What’s more, you’ll enhance your problem-solving and communication skills as you engage in real-world challenges — talents required to adapt and thrive in constant change. All told, you'll be exceptionally prepared for wherever your passions take you — be it launching a promising career or pursuing studies in prestigious graduate school programs.
Guilford graduates work in Fortune 500 companies, develop cures for diseases, run their own businesses and champion causes that change lives and transform communities. They all benefit from the Guilford Difference. Here’s what that means:
Driven by Values
The pursuit of our Core Values — community, diversity, equality, excellence, integrity, justice and stewardship — guide all aspects of living and learning at Guilford. Our desire is to create a welcoming, inclusive and cohesive learning community defined by deep mutual respect for people of all identities, faiths and ways of life. We seek to build ever-stronger unity in our common quest to create change. You bring great value to that endeavor.
Defined by real-world engagement
Getting you close to what matters most is at the heart of a Guilford education. You’ll create powerful connections as you benefit from our deepening emphasis on team-based, hands-on learning projects focused on real-world challenges of greatest importance to you. These high-impact experiences will illuminate your passions and prepare you to thrive in a world that presents constant and unpredictable change. And you don’t have to figure it all out yourself. Along the way, you’ll engage with a personal team of experts dedicated to helping you chart the best path for your future.
Distinguished results that speak for themselves
Want to know where Guilford can take you? Then look no further than our alumni. They can be found working at corporations like Google and Microsoft; starting companies and nonprofit organizations; serving others at international aid organizations; and excelling at renowned institutions like Duke, Harvard, and the University of Virginia. In short: Guilfordians go places.