Tuition & Fees

$15,595

$15,595

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
2%
500-599
0
400-499
40%
300-399
45%
200-299
13%
600-699
2%
500-599
4%
400-499
25%
300-399
48%
200-299
21%
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
24%
300-399
68%
200-299
8%
24-29
1%
18-23
16%
12-17
58%
6-11
25%
24-29
1%
18-23
12%
12-17
83%
6-11
4%
24-29
1%
18-23
21%
12-17
75%
6-11
3%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Very Selective

24%

acceptance rate

Accepted 977
Declined + 2,987
Total Received 3,964
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Private (nonprofit)

502

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Sociology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Mass Communications
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Codes

SAT 5530
ACT 0852

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Location

School Facts

Paine College, founded in 1882, is a private, church-related, historically black college. Its nearly 70-acre campus is situated in the center of Augusta, 145 miles east of Atlanta.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 502
Established in 1882
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Augusta, GA

64-acre campus in Augusta (population: 197,182), 75 miles from Columbia, SC, and 145 miles from Atlanta. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Atlanta and Charlotte; air and train serve Columbia; regional airport serves Augusta. Public transportation serves campus.

Paine College
1235 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30901-3182

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 3% of male students
 
4 sororities 3% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
2%
500-599
0
400-499
40%
300-399
45%
200-299
13%
600-699
2%
500-599
4%
400-499
25%
300-399
48%
200-299
21%
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
24%
300-399
68%
200-299
8%
24-29
1%
18-23
16%
12-17
58%
6-11
25%
24-29
1%
18-23
12%
12-17
83%
6-11
4%
24-29
1%
18-23
21%
12-17
75%
6-11
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
($40 for international applicants)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

24%

acceptance rate

Accepted 977
Declined + 2,987
Total Received 3,964

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Particular talent/ability

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

R. Wayne Woodson
Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
P: 800 476-7703
F: 706 821-8648
admissions@paine.edu

Financial Aid

23%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$17,815

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $14,205
Room $3,256
Board $3,136
Additional fees $1,390
Total $21,987
Average Financial Aid - $17,815
Total with Avg. Aid $4,172

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,568,219
State $78,556
Institutional $129,894
Other external
Total $1,776,669

Non-need-based

Federal
State $183,251
Institutional $405,932
Other external $253,601
Total $842,784
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Financial Aid Office

P: 706 821-8262
F: 706 821-8691
cquinn@paine.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Consuelo Quinn
Director of Financial Aid
cquinn@paine.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
softball
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Baseball, Basketball, Billiards, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Selina B. Kohn (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Lions
School colors
purple and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology/Pre-Professional
Business Administration
Chemistry
Early Childhood Education
English
History
Mathematics
Media Studies
Philosophy
Psychology
Religion
Sociology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Sociology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Mass Communications

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other

502

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

502
students

Female
58%
290

Male
42%
212

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

389
students

Female
54%
209

Male
46%
180

23%

113
students

Female
72%
81

Male
28%
32

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
73%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
2%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

35%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: June 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented Bermuda
Guatemala
Mexico
Nigeria
The Bahamas
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

R. Wayne Woodson
Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
706 821-8314
rwoodson@paine.edu

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