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Spelman College

Atlanta, GA
University Website: www.spelman.edu
Apply Online: https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/default.aspx
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Spelman College is a four-year liberal arts women's college located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The college is part of the Atlanta University Center academic consortium in Atlanta. Founded in 1881 as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, Spelman was the fourth historically black female institution of higher education to receive its collegiate charter in 1924. It thus holds the distinction of being one of America's oldest historically black colleges for women.

Spelman is ranked among the nation's top liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Reports. The college is ranked among the top 50 four-year colleges and universities for producing Fulbright Scholars, and was ranked the second largest producer of African-American college graduates who attend medical school. Forbes magazine ranks Spelman among the nation's top ten best women's colleges. Moreover, Spelman has been ranked the #1 regional college in the South by U.S. News and World Report and is ranked among the Best 373 Colleges and Universities in America by the Princeton Review.

The daughters of Bill Cosby, Henry Louis Gates, Gerald Levert, Martin Luther King, Jr., Morgan Freeman and Sidney Poitier attended Spelman. Spelman is also the alma mater of several notable Americans including the CEO of Sam's Club and former Executive Vice President of Walmart, Rosalind Brewer; Pulitzer Prize Winner, Alice Walker; Dean of Harvard College, Evelynn M. Hammonds; and actress, Keshia Knight Pulliam.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $19,684.00 avg tuition

350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA 30314-4399
(404) 681-3643

Apply online Admissions:
www.spelman.edu/students/prospect..
Financial Aid:
www.spelman.edu/students/prospect..

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Spelman College Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Beinecke Scholarship Program $34,000 February 14, 2018
Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship $10,000 February 01, 2018
UNCF General Scholarship Up to $5,000 March 18, 2018
TJF Hungry For Education Scholarship $1,250 December 01, 2017