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:https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/default.aspx
Address:350 Spelman Lane SW, Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,125
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):68%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:2,125 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$27,314
Out-of-state Tuition:$27,314
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$12,488

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Spelman College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Spelman College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education2
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
History1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total29

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Spelman College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$27,314
Out-of-state$27,314
Books and supplies$2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid55098%
Grant or scholarship aid45280%$12,488
Student loan aid47684%$8,054

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,32462%$13,921
Federal student loans1,77383%$9,340

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants7,86407,864
Percent admitted100%0%36%
Percent admitted who enrolled7%0%7%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment2,125
Undergraduate enrollment2,125
Graduate enrollment0

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

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