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About Greenville College

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    FOUNDED IN

    1892

    Greenville College was founded in 1892 by the Free Methodist Church with the intent to provide a distinctive, Christ-centered college education for men and women. The college's first president, Wilson T. Hogue, used the motto "education for character" to describe the college's purpose. Its mission 120 years later - empowering students for lives of character and service - echoes that purpose.

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    45 MILES FROM

    ST. LOUIS

    Greenville's 50 acre campus is located in the heart of Greenville, Illinois, a beautiful town of 7,000 people located 45 miles outside of St. Louis and is easily accessible from I-70, I-55, I-64, and I-57. Our unique location gives invaluable opportunities for outreach, fun, hands-on-learning, and civic engagement.

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    OUR GRADS

    GET JOBS

    98% of our students are employed within 9 months of graduating.
    Our professors teach you more than what you need to pass a test. Our students are getting the best internships, relevant hands-on experience, and networking with big name companies all over the world. Greenville College prepares you for life after graduation.

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    UNDERGRAD,

    GRADUATE,

    & ONLINE

    OPTIONS

    Greenville College provides a quality liberal arts education for over 1,200 students. We offer over 50 undergraduate majors as well as adult and graduate programs available online or at partnership locations. Our distinguished academic programs, caring faculty, and genuine Christian community are transforming the lives of students from around the globe.

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    TRANSFORMATIVE

    CHRIST-CENTERED

    EDUCATION

    Faith and community are pillars of the learning process at Greenville College. Transformation occurs as students experience meaningful change – both in and out of the classroom. Spiritual formation is woven into our academic and extracurricular programs, and the relationships formed at GC are the catalyst for a deeper exploration of the Christian faith.

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