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Piedmont University

Demorest, GA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate64%

Piedmont College Admissions

Piedmont College is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at Piedmont College is 64%. Out of 2,330 applications received in 2023, 1,500 students were offered admission.

If you are considering submitting an application to Piedmont College, the regular decision application deadline is July 15 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Piedmont College Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Piedmont College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 16%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 27%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 16%
Waitlist No

Piedmont College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Piedmont College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 7 15

Want to Apply Early to Piedmont College?

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.

More on Piedmont College Admissions

How To Get Into Piedmont College

It is moderately difficult to get into Piedmont College. Piedmont College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Piedmont College accepted 64% of all applicants, approximately 1,500 from the 2,330 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.

Transferring to Piedmont College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Piedmont College

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

What's Most Important for Getting Into Piedmont College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight 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 admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Piedmont College

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.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Class Rank Important
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
First Generation Considered

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

Piedmont College Application Requirements

To apply to Piedmont College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double 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

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Piedmont College?

Students admitted to Piedmont College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 71% submitted a class rank. At Piedmont College 16% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 46% were in the top 25% and 81% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Piedmont College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 8%
3.75 and 3.99 32%
3.50 and 3.74 21%
3.25 and 3.49 21%
3.00 and 3.24 14%
2.50 and 2.9 4%
2.00 and 2.49

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.

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

Piedmont College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 27% of Piedmont College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 16% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Piedmont College students scored 610 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 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

To be most competitive at Piedmont College, you should strive to earn between 19 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 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Piedmont College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

More Information on Transferring to Piedmont College

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

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Piedmont College Admissions FAQs

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 • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

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

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

Do I have to submit test scores to Piedmont College?

✅ Piedmont College is not test optional.

What is Piedmont College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Piedmont College is 64%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Piedmont College?

❌ Piedmont College does not offer early decision.

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Piedmont College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Piedmont College? Piedmont College is a somewhat selective institution. The Piedmont College acceptance rate is 64%. This means that the institution accepts 64 out of every 100 applicants.


Piedmont College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

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

Piedmont College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

480 - 610


Reading SAT Range

510 - 610

Piedmont College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Piedmont College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.58. 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.

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

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