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Can I get into Paine College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,161 out of 3,790 applicants or 31% were admitted making Paine College a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Paine College typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||10%||14%||11%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Paine College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Paine College regularly accepts students with ACTs of 14 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 17 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 66 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Paine College.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 740 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 645. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 835 out of 1600. 52 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|17 and Above||Good||>48%|
|15 to 17||Avg +||31%-48%|
|14 to 15||Avg -||24%-31%|
|13 to 14||Reach||18%-24%|
|Less than 13||Low||<18%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|930 and Above||Good||>43%|
|835 to 930||Avg +||31%-43%|
|740 to 835||Avg -||21%-31%|
|645 to 740||Reach||13%-21%|
|Less than 645||Low||<13%|
You can get into Paine College with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Paine College was 2.95 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Paine College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||5%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||4%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||33%||Good|
|2.50 to 2.75||36%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||6%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 41 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jul 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Paine College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140720 IPEDS survey data for Paine College.