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How hard is it to get into Paine College and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #30 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,052 out of 3,160 applicants were admitted making Paine College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Paine College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 5% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||410|
|SAT Math 25th||388|
|SAT Composite 25th||798|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||483|
|SAT Math 75th||460|
|SAT Composite 75th||943|
|Average SAT Score||870|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Paine College?
Paine College typically requires applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 798 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 730. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 870 out of 1600. The school ranks #45 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 49 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|943 and Above||Good||>76%|
|870 to 943||Avg +||65%-76%|
|798 to 870||Avg -||52%-65%|
|726 to 798||Reach||39%-52%|
|Less than 726||Low||<39%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||12|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||14|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||18|
|ACT Math 75th||16|
|ACT Composite 75th||17|
|Average ACT Score||15|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Paine College?
Admission data indicates that Paine College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 14 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 87 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 17 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #46 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Paine College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|17 and Above||Good||>79%|
|15 to 17||Avg +||65%-79%|
|14 to 15||Avg -||57%-65%|
|13 to 14||Reach||48%-57%|
|Less than 13||Low||<48%|
What GPA do you need to get into Paine College?
You can get into Paine College with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Paine College was 2.95 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #41 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Paine College accepts 65% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||5%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||4%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||33%||Good|
|2.50 to 2.75||36%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||6%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
58% of Paine College freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||5%|
|Top 25% of class||15%|
|Top 50% of class||42%|
|Bottom 50% of class||58%|
|Bottom 25% of class||25%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||3%||10%||5%|
Applicants have 119 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Paine College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140720 IPEDS survey data for Paine College.
49% of students submit their SAT scores to Paine College. 30% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
65% of those who apply are granted admission to Paine College. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 798 and 943. 49% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 14 and 17. 30% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.