About Spelman College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Spelman College cost?

Spelman College Cost of Attendance
In-state $27,314
Out-of-state $27,314
On-Campus Room and Board $12,795
Off-Campus Room and Board $12,363
Average Annual Cost $32,399
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
Over $110,000

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 98% $13,921
Federal Grants 65% $4,219
Pell grants 54% $4,718
Other federal grants 11% $1,650
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 25% $6,266
Institutional grants or scholarships 47% $12,127
Student loan aid 84% $8,054
Federal student loans 83% $9,340
Other student loans 9% $20,092

Spelman College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 117 Up to $4,500
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Spelman College Admissions

What is Spelman College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 36%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 64% of applicants
SAT Reading 500-590
SAT Math 480-580
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 61% of applicants
Composite Score 22-26

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Spelman College Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2180
Living on campus
Transfer Students 6%
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