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See your student's achievements on Merit!

You can go to Piedmont's Merit page, type in your student's name, and see all of his or her achievements! If you don't see your student at first, try typing in just the last name.

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For Parents & Families

Piedmont values parents and families and considers you part of the pride. You play an important role in the success of your student, and you strengthen Piedmont as an institution. We appreciate you and are proud to welcome you and your student to the Piedmont community!

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Piedmont Together

On the Piedmont Together page, you can access details about protocols that will set the stage for a successful fall semester. The college’s COVID-19 Task Force continues to monitor the health crisis, meets weekly, and develops policies to help ensure the safety and well-being of our campus communities in Demorest and Athens.

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Piedmont has safest campus in America

Piedmont College has the safest campus in America according to Niche, a popular website that researches and rates colleges, schools, neighborhoods, and companies. During a time of pandemic and uncertainty, safety is a growing concern with students and parents. “Our success is due to having a faculty and staff take a genuine interest in our students both personally and academically,” said Piedmont Police Chief Jim Andrews. “Piedmont is a community where people look after and out for our neighbors.”

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Coronavirus Task Force

A Coronavirus Task Force at Piedmont continues to monitor the global public health situation closely as it evolves. We are committed to keeping the Piedmont community informed about the college's actions and the best way to stay healthy as events progress.


Student Success Center

Encourage your student to check out all the services that are offered!

Student Success Center

Piedmont ranked #1 private college in Georgia

𝙅𝙖𝙢𝙚𝙨 𝙈𝙖𝙜𝙖𝙯𝙞𝙣𝙚 ranked Piedmont the #1 private college in the state of Georgia. Piedmont's accolades include being one of the top value institutions. Piedmont has received praise from 𝙐.𝙎. 𝙉𝙚𝙬𝙨 & 𝙒𝙤𝙧𝙡𝙙 𝙍𝙚𝙥𝙤𝙧𝙩, 𝘾𝙤𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙜𝙚𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝘿𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣, 𝙒𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙩 𝙃𝙪𝙗, 𝙉𝙞𝙘𝙝𝙚, and many others!


Here Comes the Class of 2024!

The new Class of 2024 represents 15 states. The 275-member class is among the largest ever for an incoming group. They come from as far away as Texas and New York. Piedmont also added 147 new transfer students.

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President Mellichamp

"Piedmont College genuinely cares about its students. Each and every one. It is such a pleasure to get to know them as they get to know themselves. To see them explore their talents, discover their paths, and become well-rounded, confident young professionals. Actually, it is more than a pleasure, it is an honor." -President James F. Mellichamp

Piedmont College Swim Team

There are many Piedmont teams to support. From soccer to cycling, baseball to basketball, golf to volleyball, and more, Piedmont offers student-athletes ample opportunities to shine. The 2020-21 season saw Piedmont's swim teams make their debut. In their first meet, the men took first place, while the women came in second. Go Lions!