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Piedmont College Admission Requirements

Demorest, Georgia

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Chances of getting into Piedmont College

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
70%
Admission Difficulty for Piedmont College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow
How hard is it to get into Piedmont College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Piedmont College is 70%.  It ranks #24 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Piedmont College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,021 out of 1,457 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent (SAT 980/1160 ACT 19/25). Piedmont College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.46. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Piedmont College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jul 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Piedmont College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

Piedmont College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
980-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
75%
SAT Scores for Piedmont College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Piedmont College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1070

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Piedmont College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. Piedmont College ranks #14 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 2020 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 >80%
1070 to 1160 Avg + 70%-80%
980 to 1070 Avg - 58%-70%
890 to 980 Reach 45%-58%
Less than 890 Low <45%
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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 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Piedmont College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
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 #12 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 49 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Piedmont College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Piedmont College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >80%
22 to 25 Avg + 70%-80%
19 to 22 Avg - 58%-70%
16 to 19 Reach 45%-58%
Less than 16 Low <45%
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Piedmont College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.46
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 3.46 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 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 70% 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
4.0 3.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 20.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 25.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 22.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 22.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 8.0% Low
2.00 to 2.49 0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

68% 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 14%
Top 25% of class 33%
Top 50% of class 68%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Piedmont College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 882 575 1,457
Accepted 617 404 1,021
Acceptance Rate 70% 70% 70%
Enrolled 145 104 249
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 26% 24%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jul 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Piedmont College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

Piedmont College Application 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?

70% 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 980 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 19 and 25. 49% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.