Tool December 2016

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Spelman College (Atlanta, GA)


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Spelman College is ranked 87 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 219 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 67%
Applicants who took ACT 60%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+1%
600-69915%
600+16%

SAT Math Score

700+2%
600-69910%
600+12%

ACT Score

30-364%
24-2932%
24+36%

Students applied5,051
Students admitted2,441
Admission rate48%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate69%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$23,626
Fees$3,688
Room and board$12,795
Estimated book expense$2,000
Total cost$42,109

Cost after need-based aid$29,833
Cost after non-need-based aid$14,341

Average debt at graduation$32,550

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$46,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met42%
Average need-based aid$12,276
Average non-need-based aid$27,768

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,144

Full-Time

Men0
Women2,090

Part-Time

Men0
Women54

Freshmen retained90%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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