About Us - Greenville College Profile



Founded in 1892, Greenville College is a four-year, coeducational, Christian liberal arts college affiliated with the Free Methodist Church.


Greenville's 50 acre campus is located in the heart of Greenville, Illinois, a beautiful town of 7,000 people located 45 miles east of St. Louis and is easily accessible from I-70, I-55, I-64, and I-57.


Greenville College empowers students for lives of character and service through a transforming Christ-centered education in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies.

Student/Faculty Ratio



About  75% of our faculty have a doctoral or terminal degrees.


More than 1,000 traditional students - 50 percent male and female - come from 44 states and 16 foreign countries. Another 500 students are involved in our Adult and Graduate Studies programs.


Greenville College was the first college in the nation to implement a completely wireless campus-wide network.

But we didn't stop there:

  • My GC Student Portal
  • Network Storage for all users
  • IT Helpdesk
  • Smart Technology Classrooms
  • Learning Management suite for online classroom participation and managing class assignments
  • Proximity security systems
  • Mac Design Lab (Digital Media)
  • Digital bulletin boards across campus
  • Student email using Gmail
  • Wi-Fi everywhere on campus


Greenville College is a four-year, Christian college providing a quality liberal arts education for over 1600 traditional, adult-degree-completion and graduate students.

Founded in 1892, Greenville College is located in Greenville, Illinois, about 45 miles from St. Louis on I-70, and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church.

315 E. College Avenue
Greenville, Illinois 62246-1145
800.345.4440 / 618.664.7100
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