There is more to Paul Quinn College than meets the eye. Paul Quinn is "America's greatest higher education transformation story," says President Michael J. Sorrell, Esq. (known most affectionately to the Quinnite Nation as "Prez"). From the WE Over Me Farm to the changing student population to the code of servant leadership, Paul Quinn has earned local and national acclaim for its aggressive efforts to deliver a valuable higher education experience to its students.
Paul Quinn's institutional ethos is WE Over Me; and students, faculty, and staff are guided by the Four Ls of Quinnite Leadership--
- LEAVE places better than you found them.
- LEAD a life that matters.
- LIVE a life that matters.
- LOVE something greater than yourself.
NEED-TO-KNOW ITEMS ABOUT THE QUINNITE NATION
- Admission to PQC is selective
- 9:1 student to teacher ratio
- Our students come from twenty (20) states and three (3) countries
- PQC has campus wide business casual dress code
- The campus is secured with electronic card key entrances at the front gate, on most buildings including the residential hall, and on each floor of the residential hall
- In the past five years, students have earned internship and employment opportunities with organizations such as General Electric, the City of Dallas, Hunt Consolidated, Teach for America, KIPP Charter Schools, and Amegy Bank
- Summer Bridge program available for recent high school graduates and juniors to receive college credit
- PQC is an accredited private four-year liberal arts institution of higher learning and has a Certificate of Authority from the State of Texas
- The only HBCU in the Dallas-Fort Worth area
- Located 8 miles from downtown Dallas and conveniently located about 1/4 mile from I-45 (CLICK FOR A CAMPUS MAP AND DIRECTIONS)
- On-campus living available
STATE AND NATIONAL RECOGNITION AND EXPOSURE
- 2013 FINALIST for the President's National Community Service Higher Education Honor Roll (Corporation for National & Community Service)
- Listed as one of 2012's 50 "Most Powerful People, Groups in HBCU Culture" (Huffington Post)
- Named one of the 2012 top liberal arts HBCUs in America (Ebony)
- 2011 HBCU of the Year (Center for HBCU Media Advocacy, Inc.)
- 2012 HBCU Male President of the Year (Center for HBCU Media Advocacy, Inc.)
- 2012 HBCU Student Government Association of the Year (Center for HBCU Media Advocacy, Inc.)
- 2012 HBCU Male Student of the Year Nominee (Center for HBCU Media Advocacy, Inc.)
- 2012 Distinguished Campus Leader Award (Texas Association of Developing Colleges)
- Fourth of the "Top Ten HBCU Successes of 2011" (The Huffington Post)
- Fifth most underrated HBCU in America (HBCU Digest)
- "Recruiters at Black Colleges Break from Tradition" (The Wall Street Journal, 8/17/11)
- "Changing a College With Prose and Patience" (The New York Times, 11/19/11)
- "Paul Quinn College Thriving After Years of Struggle" (WFAA-TV, 2/10/12)