Piedmont College

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Piedmont College can be found in Demorest, GA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 2,800 students enrolled per year at Piedmont College.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores between 960 (25th percentile) - 1160 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 18 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants accepted to this school. We were able to estimate the Piedmont College average GPA (2.89 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Approximately 50% of all applicant were admitted at Piedmont College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 27% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .piedmont.edu.

Overall Piedmont College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Piedmont College was reported as 54.0% in Fall 2020 with over 1,910 college applications submitted to Piedmont 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: 18 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Piedmont College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Piedmont College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions 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 Piedmont College has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 57.2%
  • 2017-2018: 59.5%
  • 2018-2019: 59.6%
  • 2019-2020: 54.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 53.1%

How Does Piedmont College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Piedmont College is five percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Toccoa Falls College59.8%
Truett-McConnell College94.1%
Brenau University57.5%
Emmanuel College46.2%
Young Harris College64.7%

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 Recommended
  • 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 Piedmont College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 600
Math480 - 560
Total Score960 - 1160
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 24
Math17 - 23
Composite Score18 - 24
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