General Information About Paine College
The Mission of Paine College, a church-related private institution, is to provide a liberal arts education of the highest quality that emphasizes academic excellence, ethical and spiritual values, social responsibility, and personal development to prepare men and women for positions of leadership and service in the African American community, the nation, and the world.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- United Methodist
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- City: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 3,424 Percent Admitted 39% Men Admitted 37% Women Admitted 40% Full Time Retention Rate 58%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 350 460 Math 330 420 Writing 350 430
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 14 17 English 12 16 Math 15 17
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,047 Native American 1 Asian 2 African American 976 Hispanic 6 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 845 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0