Spelman College

1,018 reviews
  1. Atlanta, GA
  2. 4 Year
A-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    A+
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    D+
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    B
Spelman College is ...
Private not-for-profit, HBCU
Athletic Division
Data not available
Athletic Conference
Data not available
Address
350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA 30314

Spelman College Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
54%
SAT Range
900-1100
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$30,522/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $30,307/ year
  • $30-48k
    $32,422/ year
  • $49-75k
    $37,409/ year
  • $76-110k
    $37,990/ year
  • $110k+
    $39,188/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.47 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.47 responses
51%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.47 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,072Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
Data not available
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
Report
  • Intelligent
    57%
  • Driven
    21%
  • Individuality and Originality
    11%
  • Creative, Spelman
    7%
  • Respectful of authority and traditions
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.71 responses
Poll
54%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.87 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
Report
  • Sisterhood
    53%
  • Sometimes sisterhood, sometimes complete strangers
    21%
  • Family
    16%
  • People are judgmentally
    11%

After Spelman College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
74%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.25 responses

Reviews

1,018 reviews
  • Excellent
    190
  • Very Good
    343
  • Average
    358
  • Poor
    65
  • Terrible
    62
I love my institution. I don't feel like a statistic and when I'm there, the sisterhood and family is very easily felt.
  • College Freshman
  • 3 months ago
This school is like one big family. The females and professors here are very helpful and wants the best for everyone. They will help to pick you up and not drag you down.
  • College Freshman
  • 3 months ago
I love this school and the sisterhood the educational experience is beyond any type of experience I have had before.
  • College Sophomore
  • 3 months ago