Paul Quinn College

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Paul Quinn College is a historically black college found in Dallas, TX. Paul Quinn College has only about 200 enrolled students, which allows them to offer higher teacher to student ratios.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores within the range of 1100 (25th percentile) - 1380 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 13 (25th percentile) - 18 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants that get into this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Paul Quinn College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.71 - 2.97.

Overall Paul Quinn College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Paul Quinn College was reported as 98.6% in Fall 2013 with over 632 college applications submitted to Paul Quinn College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1100 - 1380
  • ACT Scores: 13 - 18
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 2.97

How Hard Is It to Get into Paul Quinn College?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to Paul Quinn College have a higher chance of getting accepted due to the low selectivity of the school as determined by the average standardized test scores ACT/SAT and average high school GPA of applicants from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Paul Quinn College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 41.4%
  • 2010-2011: 76.9%
  • 2011-2012: 76.9%
  • 2012-2013: 85.5%
  • 2013-2014: 98.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 84.8%

How Does Paul Quinn College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Paul Quinn College is seventy-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Northwood University-Texas25.8%
Huston-Tillotson University45.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Paul Quinn College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading360 - 440
Math360 - 450
Writing380 - 490
Total Score1100 - 1380
ACT®Score Range
English11 - 16
Math14 - 18
Composite Score13 - 18
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