Spelman College

Atlanta, GA

Spelman College

Atlanta, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$29,972

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
540
75th
580
25th
510
75th
25
25th
20
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

NA%

male

100%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,794
Declined 4,324
Total Received 9,118
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Private

2,190

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Spelman College, founded in 1881, is a private, historically black, liberal arts college for women. Its 39-acre campus is located one mile from downtown Atlanta.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,190
Established in 1881
Coeducational Women Only
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

39-acre campus in Atlanta (population: 486,290). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Spelman College
350 Spelman Lane, SW
Atlanta, GA
30314-4399

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
540
75th
580
25th
510
75th
25
25th
20
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Required of some

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,794
Declined 4,324
Total Received 9,118

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

78%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$14,495

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,942
Room & board $14,768
Additional fees $4,030
Books & supplies $3,000
Total $47,740
Average Financial Aid - $14,495
Total with Avg. Aid $33,245

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P: 404 270-5222
F: 404 270-5220

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Dance, General.
Documentary Production.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
French Language and Literature.
History, General.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Sociology and Anthropology.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Women's Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Political Science
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,190

total students

26%

in-state

74%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,190
students

Female
100%
2,190

Male
0%
0

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

2,132
students

Female
100%
2,132

Male
0%
0

3%

58
students

Female
100%
58

Male
0%
0

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
97%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented Bermuda
Ethiopia
Jamaica
Kenya
Rwanda
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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