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Spelman College

Atlanta, GA
University Website: www.spelman.edu
Apply Online: https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/default.aspx
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Spelman College is a four-year liberal arts women's college located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The college is part of the Atlanta University Center academic consortium in Atlanta. Founded in 1881 as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, Spelman was the fourth historically black female institution of higher education to receive its collegiate charter in 1924. It thus holds the distinction of being one of America's oldest historically black colleges for women.

Spelman is ranked among the nation's top liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Reports. The college is ranked among the top 50 four-year colleges and universities for producing Fulbright Scholars, and was ranked the second largest producer of African-American college graduates who attend medical school. Forbes magazine ranks Spelman among the nation's top ten best women's colleges. Moreover, Spelman has been ranked the #1 regional college in the South by U.S. News and World Report and is ranked among the Best 373 Colleges and Universities in America by the Princeton Review.

The daughters of Bill Cosby, Henry Louis Gates, Gerald Levert, Martin Luther King, Jr., Morgan Freeman and Sidney Poitier attended Spelman. Spelman is also the alma mater of several notable Americans including the CEO of Sam's Club and former Executive Vice President of Walmart, Rosalind Brewer; Pulitzer Prize Winner, Alice Walker; Dean of Harvard College, Evelynn M. Hammonds; and actress, Keshia Knight Pulliam.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $19,684.00 avg tuition

350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
(404) 681-3643

Apply online Admissions:
www.spelman.edu/students/prospect..
Financial Aid:
www.spelman.edu/students/prospect..

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Spelman College

Statistics:
Applied 5,128
Admitted 2,009 39%
Enrolled total 539
Full Time: 536
Part Time 3
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 480 560
SAT Math 460 550
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 20 24
ACT English 20 25
ACT Math 18 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 89%
4-year graduation rate 75%
6-year graduation rate 83%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Spelman College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $19,684.00 $19,684.00 $19,684.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $3,570.00 $3,570.00 $3,570.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $820.00 $820.00 $820.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,986.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $4,300.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $2,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 94%
Percent receiving grant aid 75%
Avg amount of grant aid $10,326.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 73%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,322.00

Spelman College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
EDUCATION
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
ENGINEERING
Engineering, General X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Human Services, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other X
Music, General X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X

Spelman College Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Beinecke Scholarship Program $34,000 February 17, 2017
Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship $10,000 February 06, 2017
UNCF General Scholarship Up to $5,000 March 24, 2017
IES Merit-Based Scholarship for Under-Represented Students Up to $5,000 April 01, 2017

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