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Paine College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Paine College, the regular decision application deadline is July 1 and the fee for the application is $25.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Paine College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Paine College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.8
Mean SAT Score 871
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 55%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 27%
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Applying Early to Paine College?

Paine College does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

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

How To Get Into Paine College

Paine College is a slightly difficult school to get into. Paine College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Paine College accepted 75% of all applicants, around 1,802 of the 2,403 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Paine College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

It is slightly difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

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 decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Paine College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Class Rank Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Paine College Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Other Requirements score of 500 on each Georgia high school exit exam
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Paine College?

Students admitted to Paine College have an average unweighted GPA of 2.8.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

Paine College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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.

In 2021, 55% of Paine College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 27% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Paine College?

The mean composite SAT score for a Paine College student is 871.

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Transferring to Paine College

For transfer students, it is slightly 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 - Spring 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
  • Life Long Learning Credit

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

Paine College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Paine College?

Paine College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Paine College's acceptance rate?

Paine College's acceptance rate is 75%.

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Admission Difficulty

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75%

How hard is it to get into Paine College? Paine College is a less selective institution. The Paine College acceptance rate is 75%. This means that the institution accepts 74 out of every 100 applicants.

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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

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Paine College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

2.81

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Paine College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.81. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

189

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

75%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$16,096

Out-of-State

$16,096

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 1
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