Paine College.

Paine College

Augusta, GA4 year degree
Acceptance rate

About Paine College

Paine College is a private, historically black Methodist liberal arts college in Augusta, Georgia. It is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Paine College offers undergraduate degrees in the liberal arts, business administration, and education through residential, commuter, and off-site programs. The college is experiencing financial issues that led to its loss of accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in 2018. It is currently a candidate for accreditation with the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS).


  • Offers and bachelor's degrees
  • 357 students
  • 0.37 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at Paine College

Environmental Science
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Environmental Science, Biology, Accounting, Marketing, International Business, Management Information Systems, Journalism, and Mathematics.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

824 students out of 2,591 applicants were accepted into Paine College. They had an average SAT score of 850. 52% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 55% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Paine College was $14,226. After taking into account the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for students was $24,912.

Financial aid available at Paine College

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

74% of undergraduate students at Paine College received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Paine College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Paine College was of $6,662 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000.

Diversity at Paine College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017