Piedmont College is a private, comprehensive, liberal arts institution located in Demorest and Athens, Georgia, United States. Founded in 1897, Piedmont's Demorest campus includes 300 acres in a traditional residential-college setting located in the foothills of the northeast Georgia Blue Ridge mountains. The campus includes ten dormitories housing more than 600 students. Academic and athletic facilities are all state-of-the-art. Approximately 50 miles to the south, Piedmont's Athens campus is located in the heart of Georgia's Classic City. The Athens campus provides a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs designed for commuting students.