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Piedmont College Admission Requirements

Demorest, Georgia

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Chances of getting into Piedmont College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
54%
Admission Difficulty for Piedmont College
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Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Piedmont College and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,031 out of 1,910 applicants were admitted making Piedmont College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent. Piedmont College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Piedmont College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
75%
SAT Scores for Piedmont College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Piedmont College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1060

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Piedmont College?

Piedmont College typically requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 75 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Piedmont College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >67%
1060 to 1160 Avg + 54%-67%
960 to 1060 Avg - 41%-54%
860 to 960 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 860 Low <29%
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Piedmont College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
49%
ACT Scores for Piedmont College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Piedmont College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Piedmont College?

Admission data indicates that Piedmont College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #18 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 49 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Piedmont College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Piedmont College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >67%
21 to 24 Avg + 54%-67%
18 to 21 Avg - 41%-54%
15 to 18 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 15 Low <29%
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Piedmont College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.4
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Piedmont College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Piedmont College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Piedmont College was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Piedmont College accepts 54% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Piedmont College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 30% Good
3.50 to 3.75 22% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 26% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 17% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 5% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

83% of Piedmont College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Piedmont College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 22%
Top 25% of class 47%
Top 50% of class 83%
Bottom 50% of class 17%
Bottom 25% of class 2%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Piedmont College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,166 744 1,910
Accepted 606 425 1,031
Acceptance Rate 52% 57% 54%
Enrolled 154 121 275
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 28% 27%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
82

Applicants have 82 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Piedmont College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Piedmont College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Piedmont College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140818 IPEDS survey data for Piedmont College.

FAQs

Does Piedmont College prefer SAT or ACT?

75% of students submit their SAT scores to Piedmont College. 49% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Piedmont College?

54% of those who apply are granted admission to Piedmont College. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Piedmont College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1160. 75% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Piedmont College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 49% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.