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.
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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||980|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1160|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
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
|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%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
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
|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%|
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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
68% 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||14%|
|Top 25% of class||33%|
|Top 50% of class||68%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||26%||24%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Piedmont College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Piedmont College and what student information is used for 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.
75% of students submit their SAT scores to Piedmont College. 49% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.
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.