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Piedmont College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Piedmont College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
59.5%
Admission Difficulty for Piedmont College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Piedmont College and can I get accepted? The school has a 60% acceptance rate. Last year, 766 out of 1,287 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 56 percent. Piedmont College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 38% 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
1030-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
75%
SAT Scores for Piedmont College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Piedmont College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1120

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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 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. 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
1200 and Above Good >72%
1115 to 1200 Avg + 60%-72%
1030 to 1115 Avg - 47%-60%
945 to 1030 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 945 Low <34%
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Piedmont College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
56%
ACT Scores for Piedmont College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
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 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 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. 56 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
24 and Above Good >74%
21 to 24 Avg + 60%-74%
19 to 21 Avg - 50%-60%
17 to 19 Reach 39%-50%
Less than 17 Low <39%
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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. 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 Admission Chances
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 771 516 1,287
Accepted 475 291 766
Acceptance Rate 62% 56% 60%
Enrolled 185 106 291
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 39% 36% 38%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jul 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2019.

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.