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Guilford College, Department of Accounting Program Profile

Written by AnonymousJanuary 16, 2012
Guilford College

Guilford College
Department of Accounting
Greensboro, North Carolina
Bachelor of Science, Accounting; Bachelor of Science, Forensic Accounting

Guilford College's Department of Accounting offers two majors in Accounting for students. The first is the traditional Bachelor of Science in Accounting which is for accounting majors who wish to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in their last semester. The second choice is the Forensic Accounting degree which is for students who prefer investigative accounting and prepares students for the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) exam in their last semester as undergraduates. At Guilford College Experiential Education - a philosophy and methodology in which educators purposefully engage their students in direct experiences and focused reflection in order to develop skills, knowledge, and values - is the foundation of all classroom experiences. Guilford College also emphasizes the importance of hands-on learning by providing many study abroad opportunities for undergraduates and over 1/3 of students participate in study abroad programs. Guilford College has been included in Princeton Review's "Best Colleges" edition for the past 18 years.   

What's the school's contact information?
Guilford College
Department of Accounting
5800 West Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, North Carolina 27410
Phone: (336) 316-2000

Type of school? Private

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $28,470
Room and board; $7,950
Required fees: $330
Books and supplies: $1,150

What's the typical student profile?
Guilford College has a total enrollment of 2,828 undergraduate students. Of the student population 39 percent are male and 61 percent are female. Approximately 30 percent of all students are from out of state.

What kind of test scores do I need?
Range for SAT Critical Reading: 460-620
Range for SAT Math: 480-600
Range for SAT Writing: 450-590
Average High School GPA: 3.15

Regular application deadline: August 10

Career and placement:
Gilford College's Alumni Association helps recent graduates secure post-graduation internships and full-time employment through relationships and networking. Several alumni awards are dispensed every year to help support graduates achieve their career goals.

Guilford College's Career Development Center offers many services for students whether they have clear career goals in sight or they are just starting to ask questions about their career search. Career fairs, on-campus employment, internships, career assessments, and graduate school preparation are some of the many services offered by the Career Development Center. The school provides a number of online career tools to students including InternInc.com which allows students to connect with companies looking for interns, DIGI-cation, an online portfolio site for undergraduates, and the College Central Network where employers from across the country can view resumes of recent graduates seeking employment.

All data is as of 2012.