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 600 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 800 (25th percentile) - 910 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 15 (25th percentile) - 19 (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 2.64 - 2.90. About 80% of all students which applied were accepted at Paul Quinn College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 28% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Paul Quinn College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Paul Quinn College was reported as 79.2% in Fall 2020 with over 667 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

  • ACT Scores: 15 - 19
  • Average GPA: 2.64 - 2.90

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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 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

  • 2016-2017: 31.9%
  • 2017-2018: 54.3%
  • 2018-2019: 90.1%
  • 2019-2020: 79.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 66.7%

How Does Paul Quinn College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Paul Quinn College is forty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma64.5%
Centenary College of Louisiana59.8%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Paul Quinn College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading410 - 480
Math390 - 430
Total Score800 - 910
ACT®Score Range
English12 - 17
Math15 - 18
Composite Score15 - 19
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