#3 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

Spelman College

Atlanta, Georgia

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Student Population
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Location Atlanta, Georgia
Online spelman.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Spelman College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 9,106 prospective students applied, and 3,956 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 516 enrolled in the school.  2,123 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 48 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $25,942 plus fees of $4,030. Spelman is ranked 284 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Spelman College is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Spelman is rated within the top 36% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1080/1230
ACT 22/26
GPA 3.55
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Dec 31, 2021
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Spelman College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$3,000
Other Fees$4,030
Room and Board $14,338
Budget for Other Expenses$7,000
Total One Year Cost$54,310

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
77% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Spelman College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 28%
Psychology 20%
Biology 14%
English and Literature 12%
Visual and Performing Arts 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=141060 IPEDS survey data for Spelman College.

Current students may use the Spelman College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.