Spelman College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
350 Spelman Lane SW, Campus Box 277
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 270-5193
(800) 982-2411
Fax: (404) 270-5201

Contact: Arlene Cash
Vice President, Enrollment Management
Main Address
350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 681-3643

www.spelman.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,270
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 550
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,270

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Reduced fee (not specified)
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 35%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 89%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Early Childhood Education B

Engineering

Engineering – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Global Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Spelman College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (404) 681-3643
Website: www.spelman.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.spelman.edu/admissions/applying-to-spelman
Address: 350 Spelman Lane SW, Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,171
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 77%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 2,171 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $29,064
Out-of-state Tuition: $29,064
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $11,364

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Spelman College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Spelman College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 3
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 5
Visual and Performing Arts 6
Grand total 35

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Spelman College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $29,064
Out-of-state $29,064
Books and supplies $3,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 545 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 502 92% $11,364
Student loan aid 464 85% $8,057

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,838 86% $13,674
Federal student loans 1,611 75% $7,101

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Spelman College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Spelman College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 9,451 0 9,451
Percent admitted 100% 0% 39%
Percent admitted who enrolled 6% 0% 6%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Spelman College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,171
Undergraduate enrollment 2,171
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Spelman College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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