Paine College

Augusta, GA

Paine College

Augusta, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$16,096

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
1%
18-23
21%
12-17
75%
6-11
3%
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undergraduateRatios

NA%

male

NA%

female

9.7

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

24%

acceptance rate

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

502

undergraduate students

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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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 502
Established in 1882
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist
Historically Black college/university yes

64-acre campus in Augusta (population: 201,800), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Columbia, SC
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Augusta Regional

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
Freshman priority housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Wesley Fellowship
  • Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society
  • International Student Association
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • Creme de la Creme Models

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Conference on the Black Experience
  • Harlem Renaissance
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
1%
18-23
21%
12-17
75%
6-11
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Application deadline July 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.58

Very Selective

24%

acceptance rate

Accepted 977
Declined 2,987
Total Received 3,964

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
standardized test scores

Not Considered

class rank

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,903

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $14,206
Room & board $6,662
Additional fees $1,890
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $3,024
Total $26,782
Average Financial Aid - $5,903
Total with Avg. Aid $20,879
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Financial Facts

Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

dance

Intramural Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Mathematics, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

502

total students

83%

in-state

17%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

502
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Not reported

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 35%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
76%
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
13%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

13

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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