Spelman College

atlanta, Georgia
4-year Private university

Overview

Spelman College is a private institution established in 1881 with urban setting located at Atlanta. It is ranked 61 in National Liberal Arts Colleges in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $29,314 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,137. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#61 in national liberal arts college
Setting
Urban
Location atlanta, Georgia
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1881
Selectivity Moderate
Size Small
2,137 Undergraduates

Learning

11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Social sciences
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

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

Cost

$53,179
Cost of Attendance
$34,232
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $29,314
Outstate Tuition Fee $29,314
Room and Board Fees $13,865
$46,800 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

36% (Moderate Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$40 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.61 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp

For International Students

120 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
TOEFL Waived if

English is a native language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Nov
15
Early Action Deadline
Nov
01
Early Decision Deadline
Feb
01
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Apr
01
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Feb
01
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$15,771 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$12,119 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $53,179
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
32% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline February 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Presidential Scholarship
Total Worth covers tuition, fees and on campus room and board
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria 1330 SAT or 30 ACT and 3.7 GPA
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Dean’s Scholarship
Total Worth covers tuition only
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria 1330 SAT or 30 ACT and 3.7 GPA
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Dean’s Academic Scholarship
Total Worth covers half tuition.
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria 1330 SAT or 30 ACT and 3.7 GPA
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Not Available

Students

2,137 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
89% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
75% Students graduate within 6 years