60%

Acceptance Rate

$19,292

Avg.Financial Aid

001588

FAFSA Code

About Piedmont College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,449

Website

www.piedmont.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Church of Christ

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private, United Church of Christ university, Piedmont College is situated in Demorest, GA. Piedmont College covers an area of 300 acres. The foundation of Piedmont College was laid down in the year 1897. Piedmont College believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Lux (Light) and its official colors are dark green and gold. In addition to over 1,283 undergraduate students, PC also boasts of over 1,227 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 2,571. The school has an academic staff of 127 who teach various courses to the students. Around 80% of the students are 24 and under at Piedmont College. At PC around 70% are white, 11% are Black or African American, and 8% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 65% of the students are females and 35% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 123 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Lillian Smith, Johnny Mize, Susan Kyle, and Phillip M. Landrum. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. At PC, 230 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools). Piedmont College has around $52,552,848 in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

1021 Central Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7067783000
Fax: 7067780701
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. It is generally considered that the ranking of any college helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Piedmont College, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

60%

SAT Range

970 - 1180

ACT Range

19 - 25

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 960-1160, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Piedmont College, must score 21 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 18 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1021 Central Ave, Demorest, Georgia 30535-0010. To gather more information, they can call them at (706) 778-3000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$18,625

Average Annual Cost

$25,720

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$200

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,168

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,890

Total One Year Cost

$40,478

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to PC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $41,238. The average annual tuition cost ($26,692), books and supplies ($1,544), room and boarding ($10,524), and budget for other expenses ($2,890) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

62%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

57 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

47 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

26 Graduates

Psychology, General

15 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

14 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

13 Graduates

Education, Other

12 Graduates

Biology, General

11 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

9 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

9 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

8 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

7 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

4 Graduates

Political Science and Government

4 Graduates

Sociology

4 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

4 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

3 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

History

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

1 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,263

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

46%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

35%

US National: 44%

Female

65%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

70% White

11% Unknown

11% Black

6% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

13%

Out Of State

85%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$58,219 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 82% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

82%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,668/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,500/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,500/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Lions

School Colors

green and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

206

Total Female Athletes

186

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Cycling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Cycling

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $10,524 per year for living on campus. Piedmont College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at PC costs around $4,500 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At PC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 35% and 65%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$40,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$23,207

$28,998

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$241 - 301

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,292

Students Receiving Federal Grants

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,958

Students Receiving State Aid

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,879

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$13,590

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$22,464

$30K - $48K

$22,693

$48K - $75K

$18,691

$75K - $110K

$17,932

> $110K

$16,641

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,360,428

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at PC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Piedmont College is around $15,052 and the federal grant is $4,811. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $3,737 and institutional aid worth $15,052. At PC, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $3,360,428 per year.

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