Spelman College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Spelman College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,145 students enrolled. This school was established in 1881 and is one of the 39 schools and colleges located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Spelman College is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
Fair
At Spelman College you can get your bachelor's degree.

Spelman College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Political Science, Biology, English and Literature, and Economics. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
90%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Spelman College is very high at 90% (well above Georgia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Spelman College is average: 69%.

Student to faculty ratio at Spelman College is good -- 10:1. Learn more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$26,500
High
Average tuition pricing is high - $22,900 annually. The additional fees at Spelman College not covered by tuition are about $3,600; this comes to $26,500 a year.

Read the details about Spelman College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
48%
Doable
According to government data, 5,051 applications were submitted and 2,441 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Spelman College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Spelman College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Spelman College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Spelman College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,400 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Spelman College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Spelman College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Spelman College Location and Maps



Post Address: Spelman College, 350 Spelman Lane SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30314-4399, USA
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