Spelman College

#946 / #280
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, 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 received its collegiate charter in 1924, making it America's oldest private historically black liberal arts college for women.

Spelman College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
9,118 53% 75% 1155 24

How Much Does Spelman College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$28,181
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $40,517
30K - 48K $41,714
48K - 75K $42,805
75K - 110K $43,655
110K+ $48,016

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 Body Under-Grads
2,231 2,231

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

Who Are Spelman College's Most Influential Alumni?

Spelman College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Education, and Social Work. 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.
Audrey F. Manley
An American doctor.
Christine King Farris
Christine King Farris
A Civil rights leader and sister of Martin Luther King, Jr..
Dovey Johnson Roundtree
Dovey Johnson Roundtree
An American civil rights and criminal defense lawyer .
Bernice King
Bernice King
An American minister, daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr..
Kiron Skinner
An American writer.
Rosalind Brewer
An American business executive and chemist.
Evelynn M. Hammonds
An American academic.
Talithia Williams
A Statistician. Talithia Williams is studies the spatial and temporal structure of data.
Pearl Cleage
An American novelist.
Lisa D. Cook
Lisa D. Cook
An American economist and teacher.