Paine College is a private, coeducational historically black liberal arts college located in Augusta, Georgia, United States. It is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Paine College offers undergraduate degrees in the liberal arts, business administration, and education through residential, commuter, and off-site programs. The college is experiencing financial issues. Following two years of probation, its regional accreditor, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, recommended in June 2016 that the college lose its regional accreditation.