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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
0% change from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
4,011 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
77.5% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
44 Graduates

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The median tuition at Paine College is $12,705, which is $19,505 less than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,530.

In 2016, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 88% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Paine College received 4,011 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 5.83% annual growth. Out of those 4,011 applicants, 986 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 24.6% acceptance rate.

There were 502 students enrolled at Paine College in 2016, and 50% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Paine College has an overall enrollment yield of 10.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Paine College has a total enrollment of 502 students. The full-time enrollment at Paine College is 389 students and the part-time enrollment is 113. This means that 77.5% of students enrolled at Paine College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Paine College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.9% Black or African American, 2.39% White, 2.19% Hispanic or Latino, 1.39% Two or More Races, 0.6% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% Asian, and 13.9% Unknown.

Students enrolled at Paine College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (36.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (31.1%) and White Male (1.59%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 28 more women than men graduated from Paine College. The majority of students graduating from Paine College are Black or African American. These 77 graduates mean that there were 77 times more Black or African American graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Paine College is Criminology with 12 graduates, followed by Broadcast Journalism with 10 graduates and General Business Administration & Management with 9 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Paine College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Communications, with 17 graduates, followed by Social Sciences with 20 graduates and Philosophy and Religious Studies with 1 graduates.


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Paine College has an endowment valued at nearly N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Paine College had a total expenditure of $20.3M. Of that $20.3M, they spent $8.81M on salaries and $1.46M on benefits.

Paine College employs 34 Assistant professors, 7 Associate professors, and 5 Instructors. Most academics at Paine College are Male Assistant professors (23), Female Assistant professors (11), and Male Associate professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Paine College are: Service, with 25 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 25 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 24 employees.



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