Chances of getting into Piedmont College
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
Applicants Submitting SAT75%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1180|
|Average SAT Score||1080|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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.
|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%|
Piedmont College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT49%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|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.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.4
Typical High School GradesB+
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
83% of Piedmont College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||31%||32%||31%|
Applications are DueJul 1, 2020
Days left to Apply154
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|
What are the requirements for admission to Piedmont College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.