Greenville County is a small town in upstate South Carolina.
North Greenville University (NGU) is a small private Christian university in northern Greenville County, South Carolina. It was founded by the North Carolina-South Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and had about 800 students.
Clemson University is a nationally ranked, top-25 public university located in Clemson, S.C., just outside Greenville. The university is a major supplier of military veterans to the Marine Corps and was recently named a "Military Friendly School." Clemson also has been recognized as one of the nation's most sustainable universities for its leadership in recycling and reusing water and energy.
Bob Jones University is a fundamentalist Christian college founded by Bob Jones, Sr., who was the pastor of the First Baptist Church in America to have a radio broadcast. BJU is associated with both fundamentalist Christianity and conservative politics.
The University of South Carolina-Upstate is a small, public research institution located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It is one of nine colleges and universities in the University of South Carolina System. Upstate is a four-year institution offering courses in English, mathematics, social sciences, and modern foreign languages. The college also included two teacher training programs: elementary education and secondary Spanish.
Spartanburg Community College is a community college established in 1967 by an act of the General Assembly. It offers academic, college preparatory, continuing education, workforce development, and personal enrichment courses to people in the Upstate region of South Carolina.
Francis Downtown Hospital has been a level 2 trauma center offering medical excellence to the citizens of Greenville County for over 60 years. With nearly 100 physicians on staff, unrivaled service and dedication to the community are visible in every patient interaction. The hospital offers an impressive range of health services, including open-heart surgery, neurosurgery, and general medical care. The facility also provides over 20 specialized care services and employs surgeons who speak more than 12 different languages.
Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital is part of the Prisma Health network. The hospital specializes in cardiac care, orthopedic services, surgical procedures, cancer treatment, and other medical procedures. Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that operates as a subsidiary of the not-for-profit Prisma Health.
Shriners Hospitals for Children, a nonprofit dedicated to pediatric medical care. The first children's hospital to offer multiple pediatric specialties under one roof, the first hospital to establish a dental clinic and research institute, and the first children's hospital to mandate an emergency transport helicopter be on-site and at the ready.