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Piedmont College

Demorest, GA, USA
3.91 Average Rating

Piedmont College is a private institution founded in 1897 and affiliated with the United Church of Christ. This independent liberal arts college operates two campuses, the main one in Demorest at the foothills of Appalachian Mountains and a commuter campus in Athens, Georgia. Piedmont operates the Lillian E. Smith Center, an educational center and artist retreat, and maintains the Compass Program to expand experiential learning outside of the classroom. The Piedmont Semester Abroad program also gives students the opportunity to study at the University of Nottingham in England or the University of Paderborn in Germany.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • United Church of Christ
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
60%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision July 15, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 15, 2019
Other May 15, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
87%
Out-Of-State Students
13%
56%
Submitting ACT
75%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 21
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 946
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,361
Total Number of Undergrads
1,281
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
72%
20-39 Students
26%
40-99 Students
1%
0
100
39%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
50%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,708
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$26,692
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$26,692
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$10,524
Books and Supplies
$1500

Aid & Grants

0
100
75%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$14,317
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,752
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$12,062

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
76%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,127
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$24,173
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$257
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
34%
66%
Student Organizations
51
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
69%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Lions
School Colors
Green/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Atlanta
Athens
Greenville
Charlotte
Macon
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$40,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.91 Average Rating
piedmont college is a family-oriented college. their main goal is to provide a peaceful and interactive atmosphere where the student can feel like more than just a number. piedmont also has some of the best teachers who are always willing to help you with anything.
Lily
Piedmont College is a Liberal Arts College offering big school degrees with a small college feel. Professors are genuinely interested in assisting with your goals and plans.
Staci from Cleveland, GA