Agnes Scott College

Decatur, GA

Agnes Scott College

Decatur, GA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$44,250

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

NA%

male

100%

female

1

teacher

9.9

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,135
Declined 616
Total Received 1,751
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Private

1,005

undergraduate students

62

graduate students

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School Facts

Agnes Scott College, founded in 1889, is an independent liberal arts college for women. Its 100-acre campus is located in Decatur, six miles from downtown Atlanta.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,067
Established in 1889
Coeducational Women Only

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100-acre, urban campus in Decatur (population: 23,832), six miles from downtown Atlanta. Major airport, bus, and train serve Atlanta. School operates transportation to local colleges and off-campus events. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Atlanta
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International

Agnes Scott College
141 East College Avenue
Decatur
30030-3770

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
82%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Events

  • Black Cat
  • Agnes Scott Writers' Festival
  • Spring Annual Research Conference (SpARC)
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
67%
Top 1/2
95%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
24%
600-699
50%
500-599
24%
400-499
1%
700-800
15%
600-699
30%
500-599
49%
400-499
5%
30-36
27%
24-29
48%
18-23
23%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.75

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,135
Declined 616
Total Received 1,751

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
class rank
state residency
work experience

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton

Club Sports Women

Cheerleading, Lacrosse, Swimming and diving

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African Studies
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Astrophysics
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Creative Writing
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Mathematics, General
Mathematics, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies, Other
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

1,067

total students

60%

in-state

40%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

1,005
students

Female
100%
1,001

Male
0%
4

6%

62
students

Female
94%
58

Male
6%
4

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

990
students

Female
100%
990

Male
0%
0

2%

15
students

Female
74%
11

Male
26%
4

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 85%
Student 4 year graduation rate 70%
Student 5 year graduation rate 2%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
32%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
31%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

11

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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