Admissions

Let’s get this out of the way up front – The goal is greatness. Greatness for you and for those you will lead. At Paul Quinn College, we take people and transform them into Quinnites. Quinnites are leaders who value the harder right over the easier wrong and live to bring light to darkness and give hope to the hopeless. This journey will not be easy, it is not supposed to be. However, for those people who feel called to change the lives of others, there is no better place for you to be. For those of you who desire greatness…

 

Complete our FREE online application by first indicating if you are applying as a first-time, first-year student, a transfer student, or an international student. Applying to Paul Quinn College is a bit different that applying to other schools. We value conversation over paperwork. We want to get to know you just as much as we know about your transcript. So, let’s talk.

We look forward to considering your admission to the Quinnite Nation.  Please review our admission criteria, application process, and required documents.

Admission Criteria
Applicants who do not meet the College’s admission criteria are still reviewed by the admissions committee and may be conditionally accepted to Paul Quinn College.

  • Minimum 2.75 high school cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.00 scale
  • Strongly recommend ACT composite of at least 17 or SAT combined score of at least 1200

Application
Our application is FREE and can be accessed at the link on this page. Only completed applications will be considered for admission.  These additional materials must be received to complete your admissions file:

  1. Official ACT/SAT scores
  2. Official transcript(s) (must be sent from your high school and all previously attended colleges)
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. 3-5 minute video that answers two of the following questions:
  • If you were inviting any five people–past, present, or future–to dinner, who would they be and why would they be included?
  • One of the Four L’s of Quinnite Leadership states: Live a life that matters. This speaks to one’s personal legacy. What would you like to be the five words used to describe your legacy?
  • Please explain why you selected these words. What is the biggest problem in your neighborhood/city and how would you solve it?

We look forward to considering your admission to the Quinnite Nation.  Please review our admission criteria, application process, and required documents.

The Office of Enrollment Management can complete preliminary and unofficial transfer credit evaluation; however, the Registrar will provide the official transfer credit evaluation after receiving all official transcripts.  Grades of C or better must be earned for credit to transfer.  Only credit that applies to Paul Quinn College degree requirements will be transferred.   Grades do not transfer.

Admission Criteria
Applicants who do not meet the College’s admission criteria are still reviewed by the admissions committee and may be conditionally accepted to the Paul Quinn College.

  • Minimum 2.75 college cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.00 scale; good academic and financial standing at previous institution

Application
Our application is FREE and can be accessed at the link on this page. Only completed applications will be considered for admission.  These additional materials must be received to complete your admissions file:

  1. Official transcript(s) (must be sent from all previously attended post-secondary institutions); NOTE: If transferring fewer than 15 credit hours, applicants must submit an official high school transcript, as well as SAT/ACT score reports. However, students over 25 years of age with fewer than 15 credit hours, do not need to submit test scores.
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. 3-5 Minute video that answers two of the following questions:
  • If you were inviting any five people–past, present, or future–to dinner, who would they be and why would they be included?
  • One of the Four L’s of Quinnite Leadership states: Live a life that matters. This speaks to one’s personal legacy. What would you like to be the five words used to describe your legacy?
  • Please explain why you selected these words. What is the biggest problem in your neighborhood/city and how would you solve it?

We look forward to considering your admission to the Quinnite Nation.  Please review our admission criteria, application process, and required documents.Admission Criteria

  • Minimum 2.75 high school cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.00 scale

Application
Our application is FREE and can be accessed at the link on this page. Only completed applications will be considered for admission.  These additional materials must be received to complete your admissions file:

  1. TOEFL Results (if English is not first language); Official ACT/SAT scores (if English is first language)
  2. Notarized Affidavit of Sponsorship
  3. Official transcript(s) (must be sent from your high school and all previously attended colleges)
  4. Letter of Recommendation
  5. 3-5 Minute video that answers two of the following questions:
  • If you were inviting any five people–past, present, or future–to dinner, who would they be and why would they be included?
  • One of the Four L’s of Quinnite Leadership states: Live a life that matters. This speaks to one’s personal legacy. What would you like to be the five words used to describe your legacy?
  • Please explain why you selected these words. What is the biggest problem in your neighborhood/city and how would you solve it?

Sealed official transcripts and test scores (if required) should be sent to the Office of Enrollment Management at the address listed below. Your Letter of Recommendation and video should be sent to apply@pqc.edu with your name clearly marked.

The College’s admissions committee reviews applications. Upon review, applicants are notified of their status by the Office of Enrollment Management.  Questions?  Contact us to your right!

 

Office of Enrollment Management

Adams Building Room 200
Phone: 214-379-5449      
Fax: 214-379-5448

Email: apply@pqc.edu
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 to 5:30 pm
Apply online! www.pqc.edu/apply





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