Paul Quinn College

Dallas, TX
School Type:
4-year, Private
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Admission Requirements
Required GPA
Required SAT
Required ACT
Quick facts
  • Founded: 1872
  • Enrollment: 938
  • Mascot: Tiger
  • Colors: Black, Purple, and Gold
  • Motto: WE Over Me
  • Campus Setting: City
  • Campus Housing: Yes
Short description

Paul Quinn College, located in the vibrant city of Dallas, Texas, is a distinguished institution with a rich history dating back to its founding in 1872. As a private, historically black Methodist college, it has been crucial in providing higher education opportunities to African-American students for over a century. The college's motto, "WE Over Me," encapsulates its commitment to community and collective success, a principle that has guided its mission since its inception.

With an enrollment of 938 students, Paul Quinn College offers a range of Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, with popular majors including Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, Entrepreneurship, Legal Studies, Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, and Communications. These programs reflect the college's dedication to preparing students for diverse and dynamic career paths. The college's athletic teams, competing in the NAIA - Red River Athletic Conference, add to the vibrant campus life, fostering a spirit of teamwork and excellence.

The college's colors, black, purple, and gold, symbolize its pride and tradition, while the mascot, the Tiger, represents the strength and determination of the Paul Quinn community. The urban campus setting provides students with access to the rich cultural and professional opportunities of Dallas, enhancing their educational experience. As Paul Quinn College continues to evolve, it remains steadfast in its mission to empower students through education, embodying the spirit of resilience and innovation that has defined its history.

Admissions & Financial Aid
  • Admissions: (214) 379-5449
  • Admissions email: admissions@pqc.edu

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  • Financial Aid: 1 (877) 845-9883
  • Financial Aid email: finaid@pqc.edu

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Popular Majors
  • Business
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Legal Studies
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
  • Communications

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NAIA - Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC)

Team Name: Tigers

Men’s Sports:

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Track & Field
  • Cross Country 

Women’s Sports:

  • Basketball 
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Track & Field
  • Cross Country

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