|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
|Student to faculty ratio||10:1|
|Dormitory capacity||336 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Paine College is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 4,011 applications and only 986 students were granted admission. Paine College is at the #23 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 65% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 50% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||620 to 830|
|ACT||14 to 17|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Paine College's tuition was $12,705 for all students regardless of residency (52.6% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.
In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Paine College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 83% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,594 (which is 4.4% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Paine College in 2016-2017, was 125, which is 94% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $8,760 (which is 48.6% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Paine College has enrolled a total of 502 students (389 students full-time and 113 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 502 students, 14 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 10 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 77%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 14%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Two or more races: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Paine College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||15%||38|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||13%||34|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||6%||16|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||6|
|Mathematics And Statistics||2%||4|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||1%||2|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Paine College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Paine College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,000. Last year, out of the total 389 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 358 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 411 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 362 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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