Admission and Aid
The Right Choice
In a recent survey, 92% of the class of 2020 said they made the right decision to attend Guilford.
That's the percentage of Guilford students employed or in graduate school within their first year after graduating. That’s 15 percent higher than the national average.
Live Like Royalty
Through Guilford’s renowned study abroad program, you can live and learn in a 13th-century castle high in the Italian Alps.
200 Solar Panels
They heat more than 9,000 gallons of water daily for our residence halls, cafeteria and Physical Education Plant.
Frequently Asked Questions
Guilford is a test-optional school. If you like, you can submit test scores from either exam. If not, then you must mark the test-optional box on the Common Application and submit two additional writing samples for review. Learn more.
You can apply early decision (binding), early action (non-binding) or regular decision. See details on the Apply page.
For first-year students, we consider all information available to us, including test scores, academic record, extracurricular activities, your personal essay and school recommendations from a counselor and a teacher.
For transfer students, we consider your most recent academic performance. We also consider test scores, academic record, extracurricular activities, your personal essay and Dean of Students form.
If you were enrolled at Guilford College and left for any reason other than to attend a Guilford-run or Guilford-affiliated study abroad program, you must apply for readmission. Go to this page to review deadlines and requirements and to complete the Application for Readmission form.
Please contact Terra Roane, Director of Multicultural Recruitment and Visit Experience, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by using our toll free number, 1.800.992.7759. She's available to assist your during the application process and until the time you arrive on campus.