2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Student Admissions Policy and Requirements

Individuals interested in Greenville University should visit our website at http://www.greenville.edu/admissions or request application materials by contacting:

Office of Admissions

Greenville University

315 East College Avenue

Greenville, Illinois 62246


To be considered for admission to Greenville University, prospective students must submit the following:

  1. a completed application form,
  2. a $25.00 application fee for the paper application, ,
  3. official transcripts from high school and/or from any college previously attended (course descriptions should be submitted for evaluating any transfer work),
  4. official ACT or SAT scores.

Academic and personal references may also be requested. Students are encouraged to submit additional documentation they deem helpful and insightful to their application process. High school students are welcome to apply for admission beginning the spring of their junior year.

Admission to Greenville University is competitive. While an exact course distribution is not required, the University recommends that applicants have four years of English, two years of foreign language, one year each of algebra and geometry, one year of a laboratory science, and one year of American history. However, each applicant is considered for admission by evaluation of his/her academic record and SAT or ACT scores. When requested, personal and academic references are also considered in the application process. The University reserves the right to request a personal interview prior to the admission decision.

Greenville University is a Christian university of liberal arts and sciences. The University provides faculty, staff, and students a place where living and learning can be experienced in a Christ-centered environment. While the University does not require students to be Christians, students should attend Greenville only if they are interested in pursuing higher education within a Christ-centered community. Prospective students should also be completely comfortable abiding by our lifestyle statement.

Greenville University welcomes home school applicants. Requirements for admission and the application process are the same as that described above. In lieu of “official” high school transcripts, documentation of completed high school coursework may be accepted.

In addition to the application fee, applicants will be expected to pay a $200 Tuition Deposit after notification of acceptance. The deposit is fully refundable until May 1 for students applying for fall semester, and December 1 for students applying for Interterm or spring semester. The deposit confirms the student’s intention to enroll in the University, reserves a place for the student in the student body, and provides the student the opportunity to schedule for classes.