Piedmont College

Demorest, GA 30535
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Piedmont College is one of the 35 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Georgia. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Demorest. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 291 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 195 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 67%).

Every year 50% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Piedmont College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $24,264, and fees were $200. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $24,264 and $200 respectively.


Campus LocaleDistant Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
United Church of Christ
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate67%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 6 51
Master's degree 0 2
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 94.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1965 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
02/01/2003 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT950 to 1130
ACT19 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,011/credit
In State Students$1,011/credit
Out of State Students$1,011/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$520/credit
In State Students$520/credit
Out of State Students$520/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $45,495 $45,495 $45,495
ADN 70 $70,770 $70,770 $70,770
BSN 125 $126,375 $126,375 $126,375
FNP 50 $26,000 $26,000 $26,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Piedmont College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 39% $4,500
Other Federal Grant 4% $2,700
State Grant & Scholarships 83% $3,611
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $12,062
Federal Student Loans 76% $5,450
Private Loans 6% $9,387


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$15,165
$30,001 to $48,000$14,130
$48,001 to $75,000$17,308
$75,001 to $110,000$19,586
Over $110,000$20,766

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing.

Piedmont College
1021 Central Ave
Demorest, GA 30535

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