FAQs

We are excited to have you join us here at NGU! We have a rolling admissions process. This means students may register until the first day of class.

14:1
Student to Faculty ratio. The average class size is 14 students.
1:1
Male to female ratio at NGU.
$70
Parking fee. Yes, freshman are allowed to have cars on campus!
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What comes next after depositing to confirm my spot?

Complete Course Registration Form

Admission FAQs

  • What is NGU’s Acceptance Criteria?

    We like to see a 3.0 GPA (weighted) and a 20 ACT or 1,000 SAT for incoming freshmen. However, we will take your entire application file into consideration as we make our final decision.

  • Are Freshman Required to Live on Campus?

    In most cases, all students are required to live on campus unless they are commuting from a parent or relative’s home in the local area. Please call the Campus Ministries and Student Engagement with any questions at 864.977.7121.

  • What Are the Dining Options on Campus?

    Our dining options include the Todd Dining Hall, Chick-Fil-A, Einstein Bros. Bagels, and The Tigerville General Store- which includes a Papa John’s Pizza and an ice cream parlor.

  • Is Each Student Required to Have a Computer on Campus?

    Students are not required to have their own computers. We offer several computer labs on campus equipped with computers, printers, and copy machines. Please contact IT Services if you have any questions at 864.977.7272.

  • What Are Cultural Events?

    Cultural events are special events held on campus which showcase the different departments within the College of Fine Arts. Students are required to attend three cultural events per semester. View all of the events for this semester if you are interested in finding out more information.

  • What Should I Know About Chapel at NGU?

    Chapel is held on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. in Turner Chapel. We also offer occasional evening services at different times throughout the semester. The worship is typically led by students, and the speakers come from all around the world.

    Chapel is worth half of one credit hour each semester. A student’s grade is based on appropriate chapel conduct and attendance:

    • A = present at 22 or more services
    • B = present at 20 to 21 services
    • C = present at 18 to 19 services
    • D = present at 16 to 17 services
    • F = present at 15 or fewer services
  • Is There a Curfew at NGU?

    NGU does not have a curfew; however, our campus front gate and main buildings close at 12:00 a.m. on weekdays and 1:00 a.m. on weekends. We have a no-loitering policy after these hours. If students are coming or going, we ask that they have their NGU Student IDs with them. Our Campus Security Officers may ask to check their IDs in order to ensure that those entering campus are permitted to be here. This is a successful security measure we take to make sure that our students are safe.

How much does it cost to attend NGU?

Policies & Special Cases

  • Non-Degree Seeking Student

    An applicant who wishes to enroll in only a few classes for personal satisfaction, but who does not wish to pursue a degree, may be admitted as a Non-Degree Seeking Student . An application and application fee are required. No financial aid will be awarded. Non-Degree Seeking Students are limited to six hours of coursework each semester up to a cumulative total of 18 hours, unless granted an exception by the Registrar.

    In order to go beyond 18 hours, a Non-Degree Seeking Student must be fully admitted (have transcripts sent to North Greenville University and take any required entrance tests). Upon full acceptance into a degree program, the student may request that all coursework taken as a Non-Degree Seeking Student be applied to degree requirements. The student must complete the Request for Previous Courses to be Applied to Degree form, available in the office of the Registrar. Submit the completed form to the Registrar.

  • Transient Student Admission

    Students who are enrolled in another college or university who wish to take a limited number of courses at North Greenville University may do so as transient students.

    To enroll in NGU classes, the transient student must complete a North Greenville University application, pay the application fee, and present a transient student letter. The transient student letter must list the courses to be taken at NGU, and an appropriate official at the transient student’s home institution must sign it.

    No institutional financial aid is awarded to transient students.

  • Policy Concerning Students with Learning Disabilities (Academic Accomodations)

    Students seeking academic accommodations should review the information found at Student Accessibility. For questions, students can contact student.accessibility@ngu.edu or call the Office of Student Accessibility at 864.977.2022.

  • Additional Documentation

    Prior to initial registration, all students must have on file with the Office of Student Services a signed New Beginnings form and a completed health form.  The health form must include verification of immunization. No student may register for classes without verification of required immunization.

Learn more about the University’s refund policy.

Transfer Students

Transfer Scholarships are awarded annually to applicants who transfer from an accredited institution. A student must have 24 hours in order to receive transfer academic scholarships. If a student does not have the required hours, we will request high school transcripts and each awards package will be given on a case-by-case basis, with consideration to both high school and college transcripts.

Campus visits are the best way to experience our uniqueness for yourself and discover why you belong at North Greenville University! To make an appointment to tour the campus, call the Admissions Office at 864.977.7001.

  1. Complete the Application for Admission.
  2. Submit the $35 application fee.
  3. Submit official transcripts from all institutions previously attended.

You must have at least a 2.0 GPA and 12 transferable hours to be considered for transfer admissions.

Any student with less than 12 hours must then meet freshman admission requirements.

Jenny Turner
Transfer Counselor
864.977.7274
jenny.turner@ngu.edu


Transfer of Credit

Transcripts are evaluated in the Registrar’s office prior to enrollment. A copy of the accepted courses is given to the transfer counselor in admissions, who contacts you.

Upon enrollment and receipt of official final transcript, the Registrar enters classes in the student’s North Greenville University transcript. You will be notified through campus mail of the courses accepted. The notification is recorded in your permanent file.

Credits earned at another accredited institution may be transferred back to North Greenville University, provided the grades are “C” or better and the courses are relevant to the curriculum at NGU. The transfer grades will not be used by the university in computing grade point average, but will be used as “earned hours” in accumulating hours for a degree.

A grade of “D” in a single subject may be transferred back to the university only if it affects graduation at North Greenville University and the cumulative GPA at North Greenville University is 2.0 or higher.

Want to transfer coursework back to North Greenville University? You must have written permission from the Registrar’s office. A minimum of 25 percent of all credits applied toward a degree must be earned from North Greenville University.

You must earn 30 of the last 36 credit hours in a degree program at North Greenville University, unless an exception is approved by the respective dean and vice president for academics.

NGU Transfer Agreement

Transferring from a South Carolina Technical College? We’ve already mapped out how your courses translate into NGU credits.