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High School Students

See Yourself at Guilford

Guilford is a learning community unlike any other. It's common practice that everyone is on a first-name basis — including professors and advisers who will help you personalize your program and explore your interests. Whatever major you choose, our courses give you a global perspective, connect you to incredible experiences and empower you with the skills you need to succeed professionally.

Guilford College Rise

June 27 - July 15, 2022

Guilford College Rise is a three-week residential experience that allows rising high-school seniors to earn college credits while living and learning in Greensboro, N.C. Taking part in the program allows you to interact with a diverse group of students from across the United States! Apply now at this link. Scholarships will be available!

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The Guilford College Commitment

A Promise to You

Guilford College is committed to giving every first-time, undergraduate applicant generous institutional aid. Offers start at $15,000 per year and go up to $27,000 per year or more, depending on your academic success. Yes — Guilford promises every new student at least $15,000 a year in financial aid — and even more if you show us you're a leader and an achiever.

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Apply Today!

Submit your application for fall 2022.

It's always free to apply to Guilford, we're 100% test optional, and grants and scholarships are available to every admitted applicant. There are three easy ways to apply: The Guilford College ApplicationThe Common Application (available in August), College Foundation of North Carolina (available in August). Questions? Contact the Office of Admission at or 336.316.2100.

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Explore Courses

Guilford offers more than 90 majors and minors.

Choose the academic program that best suits your interests and passions. Or construct your own course of study under the guidance of your advising team. Whatever path you choose, collaboration and problem solving is at the center of a Guilford education that provides exceptional preparation for meaningful success.

This experiential team-taught course took place in and on the grounds of Alnwick Castle in Northumberland, in the far northeastern reaches of England.

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4-1-0 Advantage

Four Years, 1 Tuition, No Worries: Your tuition will never increase at Guilford. So you can focus on learning, not finances, and you can build a financial plan with confidence.

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Talk to Us

Questions? Your admission counselor is always available to help you through the application process.

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Schedule a tour, check out a class, and experience what it's really like to live and learn here.

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Financial Aid

Our financial aid packages will put an education at Guilford well within your reach.

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Scholarships, Grants, and Loans

All students are considered for merit scholarships that range from $5,000 to more than $20,000 each year for four years.

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Apply for Financial Aid

From forms to deadlines, we have everything you need to get started on financing your education.

Students try new recipes in a Sustainable Food Systems class with Professor Marlene McCauley.

Dig Deeper

Through active farming, environmental studies, and advocating for food justice, our innovative major Sustainable Food Systems is a great complement for studies in Biology, Chemistry, or Principled Problem Solving.

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It's Happening at Guilford

Host an inspiring cultural event that brings people together to experience something new. Raise awareness by planning a public discussion or a grassroots campaign. Find an on-campus job or a community service project.

Guilford College welcomed basketball icon Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who was the second speaker for this season’s Bryan Series on Oct. 23.

Rub Elbows With Famous Visitors

The celebrated Bryan Series brings great thinkers, activists and doers to the College. Past speakers include food writer Michael Pollan, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and President Bill Clinton.

Above and Beyond

The Guilford educational experience extends way beyond the 350 acres of campus.

Your challenging coursework will open doors to one-of-a-kind travel opportunities and career-launching internships. To name only a few, Guilford students have interned at the Smithsonian Institution, the International Institute for Refugees and Immigrants, LabCorp, and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Our study abroad program ranks among the very best nationwide and can take you to the coast of the Galapagos Islands, a 13th-century castle in the Italian Alps, an Australian rainforest, and everywhere in between.

Be actively involved on campus with your choice of more than 50 student clubs and organizations focusing on diversity, music events, social justice, cultural festivals, sustainability, sports, and more. Dive into stimulating projects with the support of grants to finance your efforts. Get involved organizing exciting events like music festivals, community outreach events, and presentations by world leaders and famous authors.

Take the first step and start your future with Guilford today!

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Study Abroad

From your first year, you can plan to take a semester to research ecology in an ancient Australian rainforest or the complexities of international business in Shanghai. Coming to Guilford means the world is yours to explore.

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Beyond Friendly

Let students tell you in their own words what it's like to study abroad at Guilford. The student-authored blog Beyond Friendly offers insight into where Guilfordians go, what they do, and what they take away from the experience. 

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Internships and Careers

At Guilford, helpful advisers help you connect your coursework to real-world experiences. We call them Guilford Guides. Land a gratifying internship right here in Greensboro, out of town, or anywhere across the globe.


Learn everything you need to know about applying to Guilford — and what it's like to be a first year student.

It's important to us that you have all the information you need about Guilford's academics, costs, aid packages, housing options, and career paths for your prospective student.

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