Greensboro, North Carolina is a southern crossroads nestled on the Eastern Seaboard. Students attending local Greensboro colleges and universities can take advantage of a range of historical and cultural activities, such as the Eastern Music Festival and the Weatherspoon Art Museum, as well as a steady lineup of sporting events. Nicknamed the 'tournament town,' Greensboro hosts Atlantic Coast Conference and National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) events, as well as the PGA Tour's prestigious Wyndham Championship.
Greensboro is home to more than ten colleges and universities. The state's public university system is represented at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is the state's largest historically black university, boasting the largest number of minority science and engineering graduates. Guilford College and Greensboro College are private, religious-affiliated universities. And Guilford Technical Community College provides a vocational education.