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Spelman College

  • Atlanta, GA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 100%0%
    student ratio
  • 2,129
    total students
  • $21,309 | $21,309
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 40%
    acceptance rate
  • Very Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 507
    sat math
  • 521
    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 22
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education (Multiple Levels)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Human Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology and Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

40% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied5,723
    • Accepted2,327
    • Acceptance Rate40%
    • Enrolled2,129
    • Female Applicants5,723
    • Females Accepted2,327
    • Female Acceptance Rate40%
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.55
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen February 1st April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan November 15th December 15th --
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer April 1st May 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 521 460 520
    • SAT Math 507 450 510
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 22 18 21
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$21,309
    • Out-of-state tuition *$21,309
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$3,325.00
    • Room and board *$11,945.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,129
    • Male Student PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Student Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino.33%
    • Black or African American84.55%
    • White or Caucasian%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.05%
    • Asian.14%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races3.01%
    • Unknown10.76%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout1.17% representing 12 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students73% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Female-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 69%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other lighted pathways/sidewalks

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty250
    • Full-time Percentage70%
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Female Percentage68%
    • Male Percentage32%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio10:1 or 2,088 students to 200 faculty

Location & Contact

Spelman College

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

Ms.Ingrid Hayes

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Phone: 800-982-2411
Fax: 404-270-5201
Email: admiss@spelman.edu



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