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Spelman College

Spelman College is a Private, 4 Years+ school located in Atlanta, GA. The 2019 average net price at Spelman College is $39,822. Acceptance rate is 39.34%. The school has a total enrollment of 2,171.
Mission StatementSpelman College, a historically Black College for women and a global leader in the education of...
Spelman College, a historically Black College for women and a global leader in the education of women of African descent, is dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and the intellectual, creative, ethical and leadership potential of its students. Spelman empowers the whole person to engage the many cultures of the world and inspires a commitment to positive social change.


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Location: Atlanta, GA
Student Body: 2,171
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Private
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.spelman.edu
Acceptance Rate: 39.34%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 39.34%
  • Application Deadline: December 31, 2020
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $40
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $25,151
Room and Board: $13,865
Books and Supplies: $3,000
Other Fees: $3,913
Average Net Price: $39,822
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 571
  • Men / Women Ratio: 0 / 571
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 560 - 630
  • Median SAT Math Range: 520 - 590
  • Median ACT Range: 22 - 26
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 4
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Social Sciences: 29%
  • Psychology: 13%
  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 12%
  • English Literature: 8%
  • Health Professions: 7%

Academic Programs

Spelman College offers 35 Total Programs in Bachelor's Degree Level. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Social Sciences. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsSpelman College offers 35 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
  • Health Services, Allied Health, Health Sciences, General Degree
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 74%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 76%
  • 1st Year Retention: 89%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $43,200
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 2,171
  • Black Students: 97%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 2%
  • Non-resident, alien: 1%
  • Two or more races: 1%
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Hispanic Students: <1%
  • Asian Students: <1%
  • Unknown: <1%