Piedmont College

country rank  1269
world rank  3799

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Established in 1897, Piedmont College is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Demorest (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Georgia. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Piedmont College is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Piedmont College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 123 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. Piedmont College also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1897
Motto Two campuses. One tradition of excellence.
Colours Dark green and gold

University Location

Address 1021 Central Avenue
Demorest
30535-0010 Georgia
United States
Tel +1 (706) 778 3000
Fax +1 (706) 776 2811

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 165 Central Avenue, PO Box 10
Demorest 30535-0010
(706) 776 0103
800 277 7020

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant United Church of Christ and National Association of Congregational Christian Churches - www.naccc.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities II
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Piedmont College's Library
Piedmont College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 85,631 physical volumes, 2,711 physical media, 144,935 digital/electronic medium and 197 licensed digital/electronic databases. Piedmont College's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Piedmont College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 769 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1965


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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