Paul Quinn College Details

Email Address
Co_Education Yes
Campus Address 3837 Simpson Stuart Road
City Dallas
State Texas
Zip 75241
Phone 214-302-3520
Total Enrollment 741
Level of Selectivity Noncompetitive
Location Paul Quinn College (PQC) is located in Dallas, Texas (population over 2 million). The city is served by mass air, bus, and passenger rail services. The campus is approximately 8 miles from downtown Dallas. Students have access to a variety of social, cultural, and recreational activities, including shopping, dining, theater, concerts, fishing, and rodeos. Each New Year’s Day the annual Cotton Bowl college football game and parade is held in Dallas. Points of interest include The Sixth Floor, an educational exhibit of President John F. Kennedy; Six Flags Over Texas Amusement Park; and the Biblical Arts Center.
History Paul Quinn College is a four-year, private, coed, liberal arts college affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church. It was founded in 1872 by a group of black circuit-riding AME ministers. Originally located in Austin, Texas, Paul Quinn moved to Waco in 1887 and to Dallas, Texas, in 1990. The campus has twenty-four buildings, is situated on 150 acres, and includes dormitories, a library, and a chapel.
Band Program Yes
Religious Affiliation Yes
Accrediation Paul Quinn College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Applied Science degrees.
Costs per Year 2002–03 Tuition: $4080 Room and board: $1400 (room); $2400 (board) Special fees: $1120 Books: $700 Estimated total cost: $9700
In State Tuition 4080
Out of State Tuition 4080
Financial Aid-Institutional Funding Percentage of students receiving financial aid: 98 Financial Aid Specific to the School Academic merit scholarships: Awarded to students based on test scores, GPA, community service, and extracurricular activities.
Financial-Aid Deadline June 15 (priority)
Admission Deadline July 15 (fall); December 15 (spring).
Entrance Requirements Graduation from an accredited high school (or equivalent) and completion of the following units: 3 English, 2 mathematics, 2 science, 2 social science, and 6 electives. Students must submit an official high school transcript with a minimum 2.0 GPA. A $35 nonrefundable application fee is required. Admission Application Deadline: July 15 (fall); December 15 (spring). Admission Contact: Director of Admission, Paul Quinn College, Dallas, Texas 75241; Telephone: 241-302-3520; 241-302-3613 (fax).
Graduation Requirements A minimum of 128 hours and completion of core requirements; 30 hours in residence.
Student Body Profile Total enrollment: 741 In-state: 665 Other regions: 5 states, 3 international Undergraduate students (men/women): 274/467 Ethnic/racial makeup: African American, 674; Hispanic, 7; Other/Unclassified, 60
Diversity 42
Student Life Campus Services: Health services, personal counseling, student employment services, chapel, and religious activities. Campus Activities: Social and cultural activities include theater, chorale, and dance. Students may get involved in the student-run newspaper and yearbook. Leadership opportunities can be found in the Student Government Association (SGA), organizations, or fraternities and sororities. Honor societies are also represented on campus. Housing Availability: 262 housing spaces.
Faculty Profile Number of faculty members: 58 Student-teacher ratio: 12:1 Full-time faculty members: 50 Part-time faculty members: 8
Athletic Program Paul Quinn College is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). Intercollegiate Sports: men’s baseball, basketball, football, track and field, and volleyball; women’s basketball, track and field, and volleyball. ATHLETIC CONTACT 214-302-3598; 214-302-3559 (fax). Intramural Sports: basketball, softball, table tennis, and volleyball.
School Calender August-May Commencement and conferring of degrees: May One summer session.
Degrees Accounting, Biology, Biology Education, Business Administration, Communications, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Engineering Technology, English, English Education, History, History Education, Liberal Arts, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Music, Organizational Management, Philosophy, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Sociology
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