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Paul Quinn College

Dallas, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate99%
Acceptance Rate99%

About Paul Quinn College

Paul Quinn College Overview

Paul Quinn College is a private, religious school in the suburban setting of Dallas, Texas. Paul Quinn College was founded in 1872 and enrolls around 468 students per year year, including 468 undergraduate students. Paul Quinn College ensures on-campus housing for up to 228 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 90% of students spend their weekends on campus.

📆 Mark your calendar! June 1, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

Student Activities at Paul Quinn College

Interested in music or performing? At Paul Quinn College you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Excited for Greek life? Paul Quinn College has both fraternities and sororities.

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

2022 Paul Quinn College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 99%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.6
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 34%
Percent of Need Met 86%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $7,988

Is Paul Quinn College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better look at what Paul Quinn College offers and if the school could be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Paul Quinn College

It is moderately difficult to get into Paul Quinn College. The university admitted 99% of all applicants in 2021. Last year, 632 students applied to Paul Quinn College and 623 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Paul Quinn College

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

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Paul Quinn College, around 57% are still enrolled their sophomore year. Paul Quinn College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 5%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Paul Quinn College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Paul Quinn College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. 76% of graduates from Paul Quinn College recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Recent Paul Quinn College grads have an average starting salary of $35,000 a year. The average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year, though these numbers vary widely by major.

Paul Quinn 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 2021, the total market value of Paul Quinn College's endowment was $5.3 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Paul Quinn College spends about $12,400 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Paul Quinn 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.

Paul Quinn College meets 86% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Paul Quinn College full-time are awarded $7,988 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $6,102 of 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 awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Paul Quinn College.

Based on this information, does Paul Quinn College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Paul Quinn College a good school for you?

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Where is Paul Quinn College?

Paul Quinn College is located in the suburban setting of Dallas, Texas.

If you would like to see Paul Quinn College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 20/45 to Dallas, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Love Field.

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

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College Info

3837 Simpson-Stuart Road Dallas, TX 75241-4331

Campus Setting: Suburban

Paul Quinn College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jun 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Paul Quinn College is Jun 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Paul Quinn College is Jun 1.

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

Paul Quinn College ACT Scores


ACT Range

13 - 18

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Paul Quinn College is 16. Students with an ACT score of 18 and above have a good chance of getting into Paul Quinn College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 13 and 18 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 13 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Paul Quinn College SAT Scores


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Paul Quinn College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Paul Quinn College is like? There are approximately 468 students enrolled at Paul Quinn College. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 71% percent are from TX and 29% percent of students are from other states.


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