Paine College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - BadQuality:Education Quality Rating - Below AverageSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Paine College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 555 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1882 and is one of the 7 schools located in Augusta, Georgia.

Paine College is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
25
Fair
Bachelor's degree is available at Paine College.

Paine College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 25 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology, Communication and Journalism, Business, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
32%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Paine College is very low at 32% (way below Georgia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Paine College is very low: 24%.

Student to faculty ratio at Paine College is good -- 9:1. Read more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,400
Medium
Average tuition costs are close to the nationwide median, about $12,800 a year. The additional fees at Paine College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $1,600; which totals $14,400 annually.

Read the details about Paine College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
31%
Hard
According to government data, 3,790 applications were submitted and 1,161 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Paine College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,100
Low
Paine College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Paine College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Paine College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 600 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, approximately $3,100 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Paine College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Paine College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Paine College Location and Maps



Post Address: Paine College, 1235 15th St, Augusta, Georgia 30901-3182, USA
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