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Spelman College

Atlanta, Georgia

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Overview

Student Population
2,207
Spelman College overview
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

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Spelman College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 9,118 prospective students applied, and 4,794 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 576 enrolled in the school.  2,132 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 75 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $25,942 plus fees of $4,030. Spelman is ranked 297 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Spelman College is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Ratings

7/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
9/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
1/10
Value

Spelman is rated within the top 38% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Spelman College within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
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SAT 1050/1200
ACT 20/25
GPA 3.65
Applications Accepted
52.6% 
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Applications Due Dec 31, 2021
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$25,942
Costs for Spelman College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$3,000
Other Fees$4,030
Room and Board $14,768
Budget for Other Expenses$7,000
Total One Year Cost$54,740

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Outcomes

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.