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Piedmont College
Demorest, GA
Piedmont, founded in 1897, is a private, church-affiliated, multipurpose college. Its 115-acre campus is located in Demorest, 75 miles northeast of Atlanta.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,295
   Women 824 (63.6%)
   Men 471 (36.4%)
Graduate Students 971
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 57% of 1,335 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.47
SAT Math 487 average
430-540 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 496 average
430-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $36,802
  Tuition and Fees $23,112
  Room and Board $9,400
Average Percent of Need Met 78%
Average Freshman Award $20,504
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 128
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 44% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
Demorest Population 1,959
Nearest Metropolitan Area Atlanta
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 68% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Lion
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
9.1% Black/African-American
6.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
68.8% White
10.0% Unknown
International Students 0.1% from 4 countries
First-Year Students Returning 68.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 45.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported