|Religious affiliation:||United Methodist|
|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit|
|Campus Setting:||Mid-size city|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Bachelor's|
|Historically Black College or University:||HBCU|
|Level of Institution:||Four or more years|
The Mission of Paine College is to provide a liberal arts education of the highest quality that emphasizes academic excellence, ethical and spiritual values, social responsibility, and personal development. Paine College prepares men and women for positions of leadership and encourages them to serve the African American community, the nation, and the world. Paine College is a private, church-related, four-year, co-educational college which, through its residential, commuter, and off-site units, strives to develop self-sufficient and productive citizens, committed to intellectual pursuits and aesthetic appreciation in a global society.