Paul Quinn College

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School Overview

Located just south of downtown Dallas, Texas situated on 144 acres is Paul Quinn College a private, historically black college that is directly affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church.

This college is home to the “WE over ME” farm that was developed through a joint partnership with PepsiCo. The focus of the “WE over ME” farm is to bring healthy food to the food desert of Dallas.

Paul Quinn was named the HBCU college of the year in 2011. The 2012 HBCUs digest named Paul Quinn’s Student Government Association, the Student Government Association of the year.

General Information

Admission Office
3837 Simpson Stuart Road
Dallas, TX 75241
(214) 302-3575
(800) 237-2648
Fax: (214) 302-3613
Main Address
3837 Simpson Stuart Road
Dallas, TX 75241
(214) 376-1000
www.pqc.edu
Size
Degree-seeking undergrads: 758

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 11%

Admissions Considerations
Secondary school GPA: Required
Secondary school rank: Required
Secondary school record: Required
Recommendations: Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required
College-prep program completed: Recommended
TOEFL: Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011
Number of Applicants: 276
Percent Admitted: 43%
Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 67%

Test Scores: Fall 2011

SAT Critical Reading

  • 420 (25th Percentile)
  • 440 (75th Percentile)

SAT Math

  • 430 (25th Percentile)
  • 470 (75th Percentile)

SAT Writing

  • 390 (25th Percentile)
  • 430 (75th Percentile)

ACT Composite

  • 18 (25th Percentile)
  • 20 (75th Percentile)

ACT English

  • 17 (25th Percentile)
  • 19 (75th Percentile)

ACT Math

  • 18 (25th Percentile)
  • 19 (75th Percentile)

ACT Writing

  • 11 (25th Percentile)
  • 12 (75th Percentile)

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $8,360 $9,780 $10,650 $12,350 +15.96%
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,200 $1,200 $350 -70.83%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $4,750 $5,170 $5,700 $6,400 +12.28%
Other $500 $500 $400 $500 +25.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $5,640 $5,800 $6,000 $6,200 +3.33%
Other $700 $800 $900 $1,000 +11.11%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $14,610 $16,650 $17,950 $19,600 +9.19%
In-state Off Campus $15,700 $17,580 $18,750 $19,900 +6.13%
In-state with Family $9,360 $10,980 $11,850 $12,700 +7.17%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $9,300
In-state Student Fees $3,050
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $9,300
Out-of-state Student Fees $3,050

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 71 90%
Grant or scholarship aid 69 87% $600,575 $8,704
• Federal grants 60 76% $293,225 $4,887
• Pell grants 60 76% $230,600 $3,843
• Other federal grants 52 66% $62,625 $1,204
Local and state government scholarships or grantss 37 47% $159,232 $4,304
Institutional scholarships or grants 32 41% $148,118 $4,629
Student loan financial aid 58 73% $352,629 $6,080
• Federal student loans 58 73% $343,359 $5,920
• Other student loans 2 3% $9,270 $4,635

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 52
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 6
Biology/biological Sciences, General 6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 23
Accounting and Business/management 2
Business Administration and Management, General 21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Computer Science 1
Education 15
Biology Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching 4
English/language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education 1
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 7
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 3
English Language and Literature/letters
English Language and Literature, General
History
History, General
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 4
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other 4
Social Sciences 3
Sociology 3
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Elementary Education B
Secondary Education B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Paul Quinn College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(214) 379-5577
Website:www.pqc.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:pqcweb.pqc.edu/app/
Address:3837 Simpson Stuart Rd, Dallas, TX 75241
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:436
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):5%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:281 (64% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$8,318
Out-of-state Tuition:$8,318
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,864

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Paul Quinn College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Paul Quinn College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education9
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Psychology1
Social Sciences2
Grand total27

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Paul Quinn College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Paul Quinn College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,318
Out-of-state$8,318
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid166100%
Grant or scholarship aid166100%$5,864
Student loan aid11368%$2,127

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid424100%$3,566
Federal student loans25059%$3,878

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Paul Quinn College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Paul Quinn College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,376556820
Percent admitted100%32%32%
Percent admitted who enrolled8%8%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Paul Quinn College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment436
Undergraduate enrollment436
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Paul Quinn College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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