Spelman College
#441 Overall Influence#1205 Desirability Rank

Spelman College

Historically Black women's college in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

From Wikipedia

Spelman College is a private, liberal arts, women's 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.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

9,451

Acceptance

39%

Graduation Rate

77%

Median SAT Score

1150

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$25,151

Fees (in-state)

$3,913

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$37,360
30K-48K$36,897
48K-75K$41,813
75K-110K$42,167
110K+$44,852

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$50,700

Employed

93%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

350 Spelman Lane SW, Atlanta GA 30314-4399

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

14 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

52 per 100k

Violent Crime

11 per 100k

What is Spelman College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#111 World Rank #84 USA Rank
Social Work
#238 World Rank #93 USA Rank
Mathematics
#259 World Rank #108 USA Rank
Literature
#306 World Rank #134 USA Rank
Sociology
#254 World Rank #138 USA Rank
Education
#353 World Rank #152 USA Rank
Computer Science
#283 World Rank #157 USA Rank
History
#288 World Rank #158 USA Rank
Political Science
#337 World Rank #176 USA Rank
Psychology
#510 World Rank #193 USA Rank
Economics
#464 World Rank #201 USA Rank
Anthropology
#556 World Rank #203 USA Rank
Chemistry
#684 World Rank #262 USA Rank
Philosophy
#724 World Rank #263 USA Rank
Engineering
#573 World Rank #289 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#678 World Rank #294 USA Rank
Biology
#688 World Rank #298 USA Rank
Medical

Other areas of influence

#278 World Rank #180 USA Rank
Nursing
#362 World Rank #262 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#404 World Rank #275 USA Rank
Communications
#473 World Rank #233 USA Rank
Law
#716 World Rank #432 USA Rank
Business

Influential People

Who are Spelman College's Most influential alumni?

Spelman College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Mathematics, and Education. Spelman College’s most academically influential people include Alice Walker, Tayari Jones, and Marian Wright Edelman.

Alice Walker
Alice Walker

American author and activist

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Tayari Jones
Tayari Jones

American writer

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Marian Wright Edelman
Marian Wright Edelman

American children's rights activist

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Alberta Williams King
Alberta Williams King

Mother of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Mary Logan Reddick
Mary Logan Reddick

Neuroembryologist

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Adia Harvey Wingfield

Sociologist, Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis and President of Sociologists for Women in Society

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Esther Rolle
Esther Rolle

Actress

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Bernice King
Bernice King

American minister, daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Christine King Farris
Christine King Farris

American activist

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Keshia Knight Pulliam

American actress

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Pearl Cleage

American novelist

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Dovey Johnson Roundtree
Dovey Johnson Roundtree

American civil rights and criminal defense lawyer

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