Piedmont College
Demorest, GA 30535-0010


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,266
Religious affiliation United Church of Christ
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 660 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Piedmont College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,335 applications and 763 students were granted admission. Piedmont College is at the #55 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, 59% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 73% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT860 to 1090
ACT19 to 24
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Piedmont College's tuition was $23,112 for all students regardless of residency (13.7% 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.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Piedmont College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 46% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,090 (which is 7% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Piedmont College in 2016-2017, was 165, which is 60% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,403 (which is 8.3% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Piedmont College has enrolled a total of 2,266 students (1,557 students full-time and 709 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,266 students, 112 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 30% men and 70% women and 1,295 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 971 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 46 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 73%

Black/African American: 10%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Hispanic: 5%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Piedmont 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
Education 78% 1,578
Health Professions And Related Programs 10% 199
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 2% 37
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 1% 18
Physical Sciences 0% 8
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 0% 6
Natural Resources And Conservation 0% 4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 0% 4
Visual And Performing Arts 0% 2
Social Sciences 0% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

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 Piedmont College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

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.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Piedmont College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $37,400. Last year, out of the total 848 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 789 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 516 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 459 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $37,400 $39,300
Employment Rate 93% 89%
Total Graduates 848 516

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