Greenville University

country rank  1033
world rank  3463

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University Overview

Founded in 1892, Greenville University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Greenville (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Greenville University is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Greenville University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 127 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1892
Motto Education for Character
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address 315 E. College Avenue
Greenville (population range: 2,500-9,999)
62246-0159 Illinois
United States
T +1 (618) 664 2800
F +1 (618) 664 9841

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 315 East College Avenue
Greenville 62246-0159
+1 (618) 664 7100
800 345 4440

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist Free Methodist Church of North America -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Greenville University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Christian College Consortium (CCC)
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019