|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Paine College and can I get accepted? The school has a 40% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,464 out of 3,686 applicants were admitted making Paine College a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 90 percent. Paine College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.
Find out which students are getting accepted at Paine College, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.
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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||410|
|SAT Math 25th||370|
|SAT Composite 25th||780|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||490|
|SAT Math 75th||490|
|SAT Composite 75th||980|
|Average SAT Score||880|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Paine College?
Paine College typically requires applicants to be in the top 92 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 780 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 680. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 880 out of 1600. The school ranks #44 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 49 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|980 and Above||Good||>53%|
|880 to 980||Avg +||40%-53%|
|780 to 880||Avg -||28%-40%|
|680 to 780||Reach||19%-28%|
|Less than 680||Low||<19%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||11|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||14|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||16|
|ACT Math 75th||17|
|ACT Composite 75th||18|
|Average ACT Score||16|
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 18 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #45 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Paine College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|18 and Above||Good||>53%|
|16 to 18||Avg +||40%-53%|
|14 to 16||Avg -||28%-40%|
|12 to 14||Reach||19%-28%|
|Less than 12||Low||<19%|
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. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Paine College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|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)||12%||18%||14%|
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2020.
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|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
Charlotte, North Carolina
Greensboro, North Carolina
Pippa Passes, Kentucky
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.
40% of those who apply are granted admission to Paine College. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 780 and 980. 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 18. 30% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.