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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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    LESS

    DEBT

    GC graduates had an average debt of $23,976 compared to the Illinois average debt amount of $28,028 and the national average of $29,400 for 2012 grads according to the Institute for College Access and Success. That means Greenville College students have about 15% less debt than their counterparts.
    The cost of a private Christian education may be more affordable than you think. Learn more about our financial aid options.

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    UNDERGRAD,

    GRADUATE,

    & ONLINE

    OPTIONS

    Greenville College provides a quality liberal arts education for over 1,600 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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