Piedmont College was established in 1897 in the wilderness of Georgia as the JS Green Collegiate Institute. In 1903 the school changed to its current name. More recently, the school opened a second campus in 1996 and has many new on-campus buildings in order to expand the college. Piedmont College is religiously affiliated with the National Association of Congretional Christian Churches and United Church of Christ. The school's mission is "to educate students to become successful and responsible citizens through rigorous academic instruction in the liberal arts and professional disciplines."
Piedmont College is classified as a four-year, private, not-for-profit institution that grants bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from the following four colleges:
- School of Art and Sciences
- Walker School of Business
- School of Education
- Daniel School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Piedmont College offers select courses that can be completed entirely online in most of its degree programs. The school also offers hybrid courses, which are completed partially online and partially in class.
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges