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Piedmont College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Piedmont College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
59.6%
Admission Difficulty for Piedmont College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Piedmont College and can I get accepted? The school has a 60% acceptance rate ranking it #25 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 822 out of 1,379 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. Piedmont College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Piedmont College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
970-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
75%
SAT Scores for Piedmont College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for Piedmont College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1080

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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 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 1080 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Piedmont College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >72%
1075 to 1180 Avg + 60%-72%
970 to 1075 Avg - 47%-60%
865 to 970 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 865 Low <34%
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Piedmont College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
49%
ACT Scores for Piedmont College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Piedmont College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Piedmont College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >72%
22 to 25 Avg + 60%-72%
19 to 22 Avg - 47%-60%
16 to 19 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 16 Low <34%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need 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 60% 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

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%

Admission Statistics

Piedmont College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 841 538 1,379
Accepted 485 337 822
Acceptance Rate 58% 63% 60%
Enrolled 148 108 256
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 31% 32% 31%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
154

Applicants have 154 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Piedmont College before the Jul 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Piedmont College and what considerations affect 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

60% of those who apply are granted admission to Piedmont College. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1180. 75% 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 19 and 25. 49% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.