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Paine College

Augusta, GA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate52%

Paine College Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Paine College. Around 52% of applicants get into Paine College each year. Out of 3,302 applications received in 2023, 1,701 students were offered admission.

If you are planning on applying to Paine College, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 7/1 and the application fee costs $25.

Paine College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Paine College's admissions stats.

Paine College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Paine College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Paine College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes
Regular Decision Yes 7 1

Applying Early to Paine College?

Paine College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Some students apply early to college because they believe it will increase their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of acceptance, since it demonstrates your interest in a school.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Paine College Admissions

Transferring to Paine College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Paine College

Paine College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Paine College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Paine College

What does Paine College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Academic GPA Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with Paine College for more information on admission factors.

Paine College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Paine College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Paine College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements score of 500 on each Georgia high school exit exam
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Paine College?

Paine College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Paine College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Paine College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Paine College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Paine College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Paine College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Paine College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Paine College.

Does Paine College accept transfer credits?

✅ Paine College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Paine College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Paine College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Paine College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Paine College?

✅ Paine College is not test optional.

What is Paine College's acceptance rate?

✅ Paine College's acceptance rate is 52%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Paine College?

❌ Paine College does not offer early decision.

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Paine College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Paine College? Paine College is a less selective institution. The Paine College acceptance rate is 52%. This means that the institution accepts 51 out of every 100 applicants.


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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Paine College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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