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Paul Quinn College is a private institution that was founded in 1872. It has an urban setting and the campus size is 142 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Paul Quinn College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (West), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $12,350 (2011-12).
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Paul Quinn College is a faith-based, four-year, undergraduate, coeducational, liberal-arts institution, affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The mission of the College is to provide a quality education that addresses the academic, social, and Christian development of students and prepares htem to be servant leaders and agents of change in their communties.
|Religious affiliation||African Methodist Episcopal|
When applying to Paul Quinn College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 15. The application fee at Paul Quinn College is $35. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 43.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||43.5% 4|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Paul Quinn College is 12:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 77.0 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||N/A|
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Paul Quinn College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Paul Quinn College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Paul Quinn College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Paul Quinn College, 50 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Paul Quinn College.
|Students who have cars on campus||50%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$12,350 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$6,400 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data