Paul Quinn College Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Paul Quinn College Admissions Overview:

Paul Quinn College had an acceptance rate of 32% in 2016, making it fairly selective. Applicants will need to submit an application, high school transcripts, SAT or ACT scores, and a letter of recommendation. For additional requirements and instructions, be sure to visit the school's website, or get in touch with an admissions counselor. 

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Paul Quinn College Acceptance Rate: 32%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Paul Quinn College Description:

Founded in 1872, Paul Quinn College is a private, four-year historically black college located on a tree-lined campus in a residential neighborhood on the southern edge of Dallas, Texas. PQC is affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal church, and has roughly 240 students who are supported by a student/faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The college's most popular academic programs are in business and legal studies. For fun outside of the classroom, PQC is home to a host of student clubs,Greek organizations, and men’s soccer as a club sport. For intercollegiate athletics, the Paul Quinn Tigers compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the Red River Athletics Conference, and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA). PQC has teams for men’s and women’s cross country, basketball, and track and field, and the school's teams have won 16 conference championships and a National Small College Athletic Association championship.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 436 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female
  • 93% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $8,318
  • Books: $ - (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $6,000
  • Other Expenses: $3,600
  • Total Cost: $17,918

Paul Quinn College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 68%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $5,864
    • Loans: $2,127

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Legal Studies

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 57%
  • Transfer Out Rate: -%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 3%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 8%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Paul Quinn College Mission Statement:

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"The mission of the College is to provide a quality, faith-based education that addresses the academic, social, and Christian development of students and prepares them to be servant leaders and agents of change in the global marketplace."