Paine College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Augusta, GA, Paine College is one of the best universities in the state of Georgia. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Paine College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Paine College.

1235 15th Street Augusta, GA 30901-3182
Phone: (706) 821-8320
Web site:

Rankings: Paine College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.1
Graduation and retention ranking: 243
Average freshman retention rate: 58.2%
6-year graduation rate: 25.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 20%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 5
Faculty resources ranking: 213
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 67.5%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.3%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 12:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 93.4%
Student selectivity ranking: 247
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 690-840
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 5%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 20%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 37.5%
Financial resources rank: 205
Alumni giving rank: 231
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 7.0%

Paine College History

Essential Facts: Paine College

  • Paine is a private, Christian college located in Augusta, Georgia. As a historically black college, Paine has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans.
  • Paine College currently competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division II level as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC).
  • Paine College was founded by the leadership of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, now United Methodist Church, and the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church, now Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 57%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 10%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 5%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA II
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, softball, track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, music ensembles, student government, student newspaper, yearbook