Piedmont University

Private, Four-years School Located in Demorest, GA

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How much is the Piedmont tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Piedmont's tuition & fees is $30,680.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $47,170 when a student lives on-campus.

Piedmont Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$30,680
Books & Supplies Costs$1,298
On-campus Room & Board$11,562
On-campus Expenses$3,630
Off-campus Room & Board$10,076
Off-campus Expenses$3,630
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$33,213

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Piedmont for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $139,201 at Piedmont. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $212,817. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $121,447.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$32,246$48,626$27,460
Sophomore (2024-25)$33,892$51,553$29,307
Junior (2025-26)$35,622$54,665$31,283
Senior (2026-27)$37,440$57,972$33,397
4 Years Total$139,201$212,817$121,447
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$33,892$51,553$29,307
Sophomore (2025-26)$35,622$54,665$31,283
Junior (2026-27)$37,440$57,972$33,397
Senior (2027-28)$39,352$61,489$35,659
4 Years Total$146,306$225,680$129,646
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$35,622$54,665$31,283
Sophomore (2026-27)$37,440$57,972$33,397
Junior (2027-28)$39,352$61,489$35,659
Senior (2028-29)$41,360$65,229$38,081
4 Years Total$153,774$239,356$138,420
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$37,440$57,972$33,397
Sophomore (2027-28)$39,352$61,489$35,659
Junior (2028-29)$41,360$65,229$38,081
Senior (2029-30)$43,471$69,208$40,673
4 Years Total$161,624$253,899$147,811
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$39,352$61,489$35,659
Sophomore (2028-29)$41,360$65,229$38,081
Junior (2029-30)$43,471$69,208$40,673
Senior (2030-31)$45,690$73,439$43,449
4 Years Total$169,874$269,366$157,863

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Piedmont' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Georgia, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $19,537.
Piedmont University$30,680
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Georgia Four-years Colleges$15,800
Public Schools$5,352$10,033
Private Schools$19,537

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Piedmont and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Piedmont UniversityDemorest, GA$30,680$11,940
Hawaii Pacific UniversityHonolulu, HI$33,020$21,533
Roger Williams UniversityBristol, RI$42,666$22,694
North Park UniversityChicago, IL$35,325$16,191
Florida Institute of Technology-OnlineMelbourne, FL$12,240$16,128
St. Mary's UniversitySan Antonio, TX$36,242$21,006
Geneva CollegeBeaver Falls, PA$33,610$12,582
Eastern Mennonite UniversityHarrisonburg, VA$41,860$15,500
Wayland Baptist UniversityPlainview, TX$23,186$15,954
Gallaudet UniversityWashington, DC$18,382$21,510
Excelsior UniversityAlbany, NY--

Financial Aid and COA

At Piedmont University, 1,255 students (100%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $20,138.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Piedmont is $27,032 for students living on-campus and $25,546 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 246 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $24,065 and the average amount of student loans is $7,597.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$47,170
COA (off-campus)$45,684
Tuition & Fees$30,680
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$16,490
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$15,004
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$27,032
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$25,546
Average Financial Aid$20,138
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,255100%$20,138
Pell Grants52942%$5,535
Federal Student Loan82566%$7,818
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid246100%-
Grants or Scholarships246100%$24,065
Federal Grants246100%$3,602
Pell Grants9237%$5,624
Other Federal Grants246100%$1,499
State/Local Grants20383%$4,705
Institutional Grants246100%$16,581
Student Loan Aid15161%$7,597
Federal Student Loans14760%$5,638
Other Student Loans3313%$9,647

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Piedmont's acceptance rate is 67.00%. A total of 2,124 applicants applied to and 1,423 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 249 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 17.50%.
To apply to Piedmont, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 3 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program and Recommendations.
Acceptance Rate67.00%64.14%68.60%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)17.50%18.98%16.72%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are required to apply to Piedmont. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,115 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 23.
Its SAT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
SAT Total1,1151,0101,220
National Average1,168
Georgia Average1,112
SAT EBRW565510620
SAT Math550500600
ACT Composite232125
National Average24
Georgia Average22
ACT Math221925
ACT English221925

Student Population

Piedmont University has a total of 1,843 students including 1,245 undergraduate and 598 graduate students. By gender, there are 577 male students and 1,483 female students attending Piedmont. The school offers online degree programs and 572 students enrolled online exclusively (31.04% of all students).
Total2,060 5771,483
Undergraduate1,255 416839
Graduate805 161644

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1021 Central Ave, Demorest, GA
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered90 Programs
Online Program Offered5 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered22 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate64.35%
Student Population1,843
Graduation Rate48%
Retention Rate68% (Full-time), 33% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate11 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties110 (Full-time), 223 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs284 (Full-time), 249 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$67,236
Average Staff Salary$54,524