|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Student to faculty ratio||11:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,398 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Spelman College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 7,864 applications and only 2,810 students were granted admission. Spelman College is at the #34 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 61% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 64% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||980 to 1170|
|ACT||22 to 26|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Spelman College's tuition was $23,626 for all students regardless of residency (11.8% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Spelman College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 54% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,736 (which is 7.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Spelman College in 2016-2017, was 468, which is 83% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,959 (which is 1.1% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Spelman College has enrolled a total of 2,125 students (2,061 students full-time and 64 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,125 students, 28 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 0% men and 100% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Black/African American: 96%
Two or more races: 1%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Spelman College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||8%||116|
|English Language And Literature/letters||5%||66|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||4%||58|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||44|
|Mathematics And Statistics||1%||18|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Spelman College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Spelman College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $29,800. Last year, out of the total 503 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 473 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 606 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 558 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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