Education

Education

Greenville County has the largest school district in the state, with more than 57,000 students. Greenville is home to the International Baccalaureate Program, the Roper Mountain Science Center and the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities, an important landmark of education.

Eight magnet academies offer unique educational opportunities at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Each academy offers distinct programs in foreign language, communication arts, pre-engineering and health professions, international studies, science and technology, or year-round education. Greenville also has a number of highly accredited private schools. Christ Church Episcopal is an independent, Episcopal, co-ed day school serving more than 950 students in grades Primer – 12. It is one of only five schools in North America to offer an International Baccalaureate Program curriculum in grades K-12.

Greenville is home to several colleges, universities, and technical schools: Furman University, Bob Jones University, North Greenville University, Greenville Technical College, ECPI College of Technology, ITT Technical Institute, University Center of Greenville, and Webster University.