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Online Student Life

Experience online education from a university known for academic excellence. Greenville University delivers career-focused programs taught by expert faculty and designed for learners like you.

Experience online education from a university known for academic excellence. Greenville University delivers career-focused programs taught by expert faculty and designed for learners like you.

A student sitting by a window taking an online degree on her laptop.

Transformational Learning in a Flexible Format

When you enroll in one of our online programs, you can learn from anywhere and study on a schedule that fits your life. We offer multiple start dates per year and a generous transfer credit policy so you can finish faster.

Our accredited online offerings have the same quality and rigor as our on-campus programs, so you can be confident you’re earning a valuable degree for ongoing success in work and life.

As an online student at Greenville, you will have personalized support from application to graduation. Our enrollment counselors, academic advisors, and caring instructors are here to guide you on the way to meeting your goals. 

Find Your Program

Explore a complete list of the undergraduate and graduate online programs available to you as a Greenville student.

Online Degrees

Technology and Support

Learn more about the technology requirements and support available for your online learning experience.

Technology Services

How Does Online Compare to On Campus?

Benefit Online On Campus
Skill development for career success
Support from expert faculty
Accredited, high-quality degrees
Rigorous coursework
Christ-centered education
Flexible format with multiple start dates

Four Ways to Succeed as an Online Student

  1. Get organized. Create a schedule to keep track of your work and upcoming deadlines.
  2. Stay in touch. Connect with your instructors for support along the way.
  3. Have the right technology. Be sure you’re working with a reliable internet connection and device.
  4. Take breaks. Build breaks into your schedule so you can balance your studies with daily life.

Have questions about what it’s like to learn online with Greenville? Request information for more details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Greenville University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and holds programmatic accreditations for business and education as well. Our online programs offer the same academic rigor and quality as our on-campus options. Learn more about our accreditations here.

As an online student, you will receive personal attention from our experienced and caring faculty. You can interact with them during live chat, video calls, phone calls, or by email. Many also have office hours during the week. Check with your instructors to find out how to schedule one-on-one meetings.

Time commitments vary by program. In undergraduate courses, you can expect to work at least 8–10 hours per week, per class. For a graduate-level program, you may have 12–15 hours per week of classwork, per course. Contact us to learn more at 855-582-1233 or getstarted@greenville.edu.

Yes! Greenville uses Brightspace by D2L as a course management system. Once you are enrolled in a course and assigned a Greenville University username and password, you can access D2L. Tutorials are available within D2L’s help feature.

Additional training and support are also available. You can send an email to onlinehelp@greenville.edu or call 618-664-6839 during regular business hours.

The online degree options from Greenville University are designed for adult learners. They include a flexible format, multiple start dates throughout the year, and personal attention from expert faculty.

You will be able to submit your work online and interact with instructors and fellow students digitally. You can complete your studies from anywhere (as long as you have internet access), though some programs may have synchronous components that require you to meet at set times.