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Spelman College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

2,177 students

39% admitted

  • 2,080 full time
  • 97 part time
  • 0 men full time
  • 2,080 women full time
  • 5,128 applied
  • 2,009 admitted
  • 539 enrolled

2,177 Undergraduates

$20,569 tuition/year

  • $20,569 out of state
  • $3,225 fees
  • $11,541 room & board
  • $2,000 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Historically Black College or University: HBCU
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Columbia blue
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Avi Victoria from New York, NY
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  • Spelman College is a private, independent, historically black liberal arts women's college, although men from Morehouse and Clark Atlanta University take courses here. There is much diversity here at Spelman,…

  • Mar-22-2012 Read More
  • Saleena from Harrisburg, PA
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  • spelman is a wonderful school with many great opportunities that many do not know about. make sure you network with your professors, your financial aid advisors/scholarship coordinators, and the career…

  • Feb-06-2012 Read More
  • Elle from Atlanta, GA
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  • Academically it is very challenging and very expensive. The campus atmosphere and social setting is amazing because everything is convenient and the administrators and students are willing to help if…

  • Jun-27-2012 Read More
  • Le'Amber from Riverview, FL
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  • Spelman College is by far the leader in academic excellence for women. My choice to attend Spelman was well thought out. I believe that Spelman has enhanced my desire to…

  • Jul-25-2012 Read More
  • Elisabeth from Lithonia, GA
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  • I would say Spelman College is an excellent school for those who want to further their education in a historically black college. The atmosphere is wonderful and professors are always…

  • Jan-09-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

An outstanding historically Black college for women. Spelman promotes academic excellence in the liberal arts, and develops the intellectual, ethical, and leadership potential of its students. Spelman seeks to empower the total person, who appreciates the many cultures of the world and commits to positive social change

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Stephanie
  • Dec-29-2011 I am a current student here

    The experience here at Spelman is one that I wouldn't get at any other college in America.

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  • 5
  • Jordan from Brooklyn, NY
  • Dec-12-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I love the campus so much !! I've visited at least three times and it helps that my parents are alumnae of Spelman and Morehouse so I can get on often. The people are so friendly and the women act like ladies, it embodies what I want to be.

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  • 5
  • Erika from Pearland, TX
  • Aug-20-2011 I am a current student here

    I love being on campus everyone is different and everyone is special in their own way. Spelman takes the extra effort to make sure the students have a great time on campus. They even have an organization that is designed to do just that, plan fun stuff on campus for the students. Whether is a movie night or even free mani and pedi's during homecoming for all the students.

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  • 5
  • Ebony from Fort Worth, TX
  • Jul-20-2011 I am a current student here

    There is absolutely without a doubt NO PLACE like the AUC.(Atlanta universitty center) The events, and the relationships you will build here will inspire you to grow in civility and heart. I've never in my life witnessed such an awesome bonding experience!

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  • 5
  • Lynae from Oxford, GA
  • Jul-19-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    i was there on campus for five weeks taking classes over the summer. The professors are wonderful and do their best to help you succeed, and the sisterhood you will acquire is something so powerful you will not even be able to find words to describe it.

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