How much does Spelman College cost?

Spelman College Cost of Attendance
In-state $29,064
Out-of-state $29,064
On-Campus Room and Board $13,865
Off-Campus Room and Board $12,363
Average Annual Cost $39,822
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $37,360
$30,000-$48,000 $36,897
$48,000-$75,000 $41,813
$75,000-$110,000 $42,167
Over $110,000 $44,852

Spelman College Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 100% $13,674
Federal Grants 45% $5,265
Pell grants 45% $4,978
Other federal grants 6% $1,956
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 27% $5,440
Institutional grants or scholarships 61% $10,792
Student loan aid 85% $8,057
Federal student loans 84% $7,101
Other student loans 8% $22,319

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Spelman College Admissions

What is Spelman College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 39%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 70% of applicants
SAT Reading 560-630
SAT Math 520-590
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 55% of applicants
Composite Score 22-26

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Spelman College Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2137
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25 99%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Hispanic or Latino
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Spelman College Graduation Success

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About Spelman College

Spelman College, a historically Black College for women and a global leader in the education of women of African descent, is dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and the intellectual, creative, ethical and leadership potential of its students. Spelman empowers the whole person to engage the many cultures of the world and inspires a commitment to positive social change.


350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Large City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify