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Spelman College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$38,579 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,309 tuition
$11,945 on campus room & board
$2,000 books and supplies
$3,325 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$38,579 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,309 tuition
$11,945 on campus room & board
$2,000 books and supplies
$3,325 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$12,331 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
90% of students receive aid
47% get federal aid ($4,782 avg)
24% get state aid ($3,350 avg)
48% get institn'l aid ($12,331 avg)
70% get loans ($9,758 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.83% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.83% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $12,769 70%
Federal Grant Aid $4,782 47%
Pell Grants $4,447 46%
Other Federal Grants $1,529 12%
Institution Grant Aid $12,331 48%
State Grant Aid $3,350 24%
Student Loans $9,758 70%
Federal Loans $7,240 68%
Other Loans $16,464 11%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Spelman College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
(404) 681-3643
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $890
Out of State $890


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Chicago girl
  • Jan-14-2014 I am a current student here

    The experiences at Spelman is one of a kind. You'll have some great moments there and learn so much in and outside the classroom.

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  • 3
  • Sarah from Los Angeles, CA
  • Dec-23-2013 I am a current student here

    Spelman is not cheap at all, but it is definitely worth the money. The experience you get at Spelman is truly special, and there are so many opportunities this college offers. Since it's a small college, I believe that we as students get special treatments/perks. Try to work with the financial aid office, and start living in the scholarship office! Work hard on scholarship applications, and try to minimize the amount you have to pay by all means.

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