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Paine College

Augusta, GA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate52%
Acceptance Rate52%

About Paine College

Paine College Overview

Paine College is a private, religious school in an urban setting in Augusta, Georgia. Paine College was founded in 1882 and enrolls 251 undergrads and no graduate students. Paine College provides on-campus housing for up to 589 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is July 1.

Student Involvement at Paine College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Paine College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging? Paine College has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Paine College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Paine College on the Student Life page.

2022 Paine College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 52%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Tuition $12,706

Is Paine College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what Paine College offers and if the college could be a good choice for you.

Paine College Acceptance Rate 2022

Paine College is not difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at Paine College is 52%. Last year, 846 students applied to Paine College and 440 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Paine College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 53% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Paine Collegeare still enrolled their sophomore year. Around 8% of students who started at Paine College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Paine College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Paine College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Paine College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Paine College's endowment was $500000 thousand. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Paine College spends about $6,225 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Paine College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Paine College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $2,304 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Paine College.

Based on this information, how does Paine College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Paine College a good school for you?

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Where is Paine College?

Paine College is located in the urban setting of Augusta, Georgia, less than an hour from Columbia and SC.

If you want to see Paine College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 20 to Augusta, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Augusta Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Paine College and Augusta are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1235 15th Street Augusta, GA 30901-3182

Campus Setting: Urban

Paine College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Paine College is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Paine College is Jul 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Paine College ACT Scores

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Paine College SAT Scores

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Paine College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$24,608

In State

$24,608

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$12,706
$12,706
Fees
$1,890
$1,890
Housing
$7,512
$7,512
Books
$2,500
$2,500

Student Life

Wondering what life at Paine College is like? There are approximately 251 students enrolled at Paine College. 83% percent of students attend school full-time, 75% percent are from GA and 25% percent of students are from other states.

83%

Full Time

17%

Part Time

75%

In State

25%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

251

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

52%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$14,596

Out-of-State

$14,596

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 1
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