Spelman

Spelman College

Spelman
#679 / #206
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1205
Most Desirable School
Historically Black women's college in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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About Spelman College

According to Wikipedia, Spelman College is a private, historically Black, women's liberal arts college in Atlanta, Georgia. It is a founding member of the Atlanta University Center academic consortium. Founded in 1881 as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, Spelman awarded its first college degrees in 1901 and is the oldest private historically Black liberal arts institution for women.

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Spelman College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
11,17651%76%112522

How Much Does Spelman College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$28,181
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$43,248
30K - 48K$43,094
48K - 75K$41,579
75K - 110K$45,263
110K+$47,588

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Spelman College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Spelman College, then you can expect to earn an average of $50,700 per year. You also have a 93% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Spelman College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
2,2862,286

Where is Spelman College?

Spelman College is located at 350 Spelman Lane SW, Atlanta GA 30314-4399

How Safe is Spelman College?

Spelman College has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Atlanta has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Spelman College Known For?

Spelman College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Spelman College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Sociology
#428
World Rank
#442
Historical Rank
#126
USA Rank
sociology Degrees
Education
#493
World Rank
#497
Historical Rank
#131
USA Rank
education Degrees
Literature
#411
World Rank
#449
Historical Rank
#149
USA Rank
literature Degrees
History
#406
World Rank
#418
Historical Rank
#149
USA Rank
history Degrees
Political Science
#617
World Rank
#626
Historical Rank
#153
USA Rank
political-science Degrees
Mathematics
#576
World Rank
#622
Historical Rank
#155
USA Rank
math Degrees
Chemistry
#979
World Rank
#1006
Historical Rank
#206
USA Rank
chemistry Degrees
Economics
#1034
World Rank
#1043
Historical Rank
#216
USA Rank
economics Degrees
Psychology
#528
World Rank
#548
Historical Rank
#221
USA Rank
psychology Degrees
Social Work
#527
World Rank
#520
Historical Rank
#224
USA Rank
social-work Degrees
Medical
#848
World Rank
#854
Historical Rank
#236
USA Rank
medicine Degrees
Physics
#1134
World Rank
#1164
Historical Rank
#266
USA Rank
physics Degrees
Biology
#1297
World Rank
#1326
Historical Rank
#318
USA Rank
biology Degrees
Philosophy
#1069
World Rank
#1126
Historical Rank
#324
USA Rank
philosophy Degrees
Religious Studies
#1406
World Rank
#1433
Historical Rank
#325
USA Rank
religious-studies-hub Degrees
Computer Science
#1456
World Rank
#1455
Historical Rank
#333
USA Rank
computer-science Degrees
Anthropology
#1057
World Rank
#1076
Historical Rank
#342
USA Rank
anthropology Degrees
Engineering
#2436
World Rank
#2453
Historical Rank
#400
USA Rank
engineering Degrees

Who Are Spelman College's Most Influential Alumni?

Spelman College's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of History, Sociology, and Literature. Here are some of Spelman College's most famous alumni:

Alice Walker
Alice Walker
An American author and activist .
Marian Wright Edelman
Marian Wright Edelman
An American children's rights activist.
Christine King Farris
Christine King Farris
A Civil rights leader and sister of Martin Luther King, Jr..
Lisa D. Cook
Lisa D. Cook
An American economist and teacher.
Alberta Williams King
Alberta Williams King
A Mother of Martin Luther King, Jr..
Audrey F. Manley
An American doctor.
Kiron Skinner
An American writer.
Ruha Benjamin
A Sociologist from Ethiopia.
Melina Abdullah
Melina Abdullah
An Activist and academic.
Rosalyn Scott
An African-American thoracic surgeon.
Evelynn M. Hammonds
An American academic.
Jacquelyn Grant
An American feminist.

Who Are Spelman College's Most Influential Faculty?

Greg Johnson
Greg Johnson
An American white nationalist.
Tamara Natalie Madden
Tamara Natalie Madden
A Jamaican artist in the United States .