If you are planning on applying to Piedmont College, the regular decision application deadline is July 15 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here is an overiew of some of Piedmont College's admissions stats.
|Piedmont College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||13%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||20%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||39%|
These are the application deadlines for Piedmont College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Piedmont College does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into Piedmont College is moderately difficult. Piedmont College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Piedmont College accepted 67% of students, around 1,423 from the 2,124 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Piedmont College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Piedmont College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines 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 choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.
What does Piedmont College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
Make sure to check with Piedmont College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Piedmont College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Piedmont College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Piedmont College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 71% submitted a class rank. At Piedmont College 13% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 39% were in the top 25% and 81% were in the top 50%.
At Piedmont College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||28%|
|3.50 and 3.74||26%|
|3.25 and 3.49||22%|
|3.00 and 3.24||13%|
|2.50 and 2.9||5%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Piedmont College directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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.
Piedmont College considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Piedmont 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 2022, 20% of Piedmont College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 39% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Piedmont College students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Piedmont College students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
To be most competitive at Piedmont College, you should strive to earn between 21 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Piedmont College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Piedmont College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Piedmont College.
Transfer students can enroll in Piedmont College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Piedmont College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Piedmont College.
Does Piedmont College accept transfer credits?
✅ Piedmont College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Piedmont College accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Piedmont College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Piedmont College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Piedmont College?
✅ Piedmont College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Piedmont College's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Piedmont College is 67%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Piedmont College?
❌ Piedmont College does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Piedmont College? Piedmont College is a somewhat selective institution. The Piedmont College acceptance rate is 67%. This means that the institution accepts 66 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Piedmont College is Jul 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
25 and Above
21 to 25
21 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Piedmont College is 23. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Piedmont College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Piedmont College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.54. 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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