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AGNES SCOTT COLLEGE, DECATUR, GEORGIA

Decatur, GeorgiaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1889Established Year
  1040Enrollment

Agnes Scott College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Founded in 1889, Agnes Scott College is a national liberal arts college exclusively for women. Located in the metropolitan Atlanta area, the college is affiliated with Presbyterian Church. Total of 1,079 students enrolled during Fall 2019 representing 43 states, and 28 countries. Students here participated in global SUMMIT at the commencement of 2019 classes. 

With 34 undergraduate majors and 32 minors, pre-law, pre-medicine programs, dual-degree programs, and graduate programs in creative writing, applied technology, etc. The college has a small class size of 16 students with a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. 

Ranking

  • As per the Most Innovative Schools list in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 edition: Agnes Scott College is ranked No.1 among the liberal arts colleges in the country.
  • Best Undergraduate Teaching: Agnes College ranked fourth national liberal art colleges
  • The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) awarded STARS GOLD award to the college for its sustainability achievements

Highlights

Establishment Year1889
LocationAtlanta
Type of institutePublic
Campus SettingUrban
Campuses1
Total enrolment1079
Acceptance rate70%
ApplicationOnline
Mode of ProgramOffline
Intake SessionsFall, Summer, and Spring
Academic programsUndergraduate Major, Minor, graduate, Dual degree
Official Websitewww.agnesscott.edu

Agnes Scott College Programs, Campus and Residence

Programs

Agnes Scott College offers programs in the field of liberal arts, medicine, and law.

  • The college offers 34 undergraduate majors and 32 minors
  • There are also pre-law, pre-medicine, and dual degree programs in computer science, engineering, and nursing.
  • The college offers 5 graduate programs in Writing and Digital Communication, Applied Technology, Data Visualization, Social Innovation, and Evaluation and Assessment methods.

Campus

  • Agnes Scott has a campus of 100 acres in downtown Decatur, Georgia in the center of Atlanta.
  • MARTA (the rapid transit) is six miles away from the campus.
  • Agnes Scott campus is the second most beautiful campus in the country.
  • Agnes Scott campus has 30 buildings and an apartment complex.

Residence

  • Agnes Scott College has on-campus residence halls available for student housing.
  • Apart from Agnes Scott Hall, the college has Campbell, Inman, Rebekah, Walters and Winship residence halls.
  • The Walters and Winship residence halls are for the first-year students while the Avery Glen, Campbell, Inman and the Main Hall are for the upper class students.
  • All residence rooms have wi-fi services, common television area, common laundry facilities, washer-dryer, etc.
  • The Avery Glen apartments has separate washer and dryer available for students.
  • Almost all residential buildings have elevators.

Admission Process

Application: Online (Common Application)

Application Fee: N/A

Application Deadline:

  • Early Decisions: November 01
  • Early Action I: November 15
  • Early Action II: January 15
  • Regular Admission: March 15

Admission requirements: Agnes College encourages students to apply for early decision to avail of the merit-based scholarship at the time of admission. The admission requirements are as follows:

  • Completed application form
  • Official academic transcript
  • Standardized exams to study in the USA or InitialView video interview 
  • English proficiency scores – TOEFL/ IELTS
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letter of Recommendations
  • Documents of Financial Support
  • Health Insurance
  • Copy of Passport

Cost of Attendance

It is not just the tuition fee that students pay to the college. There are so many other expenses to meet to complete the program. All fees are subject to change. Have a look at the expenses:

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees:

ExpenseAnnual Fee
Tuition42,630 USD
Residence12,670 USD
Student Activity Fees330 USD
Orientation Fees500 USD
Total Expenses55,860 USD

Graduate Tuition and Fees:

ExpenseFee
Tuition29,700 USD
Residence12,670 USD
Student Activity Fees80 USD per sem

Additional Cost:

ExpenseFee
Book & Supplies1,000
Personal Expenses1,500
International Health Insurance1,000

Financial Aid and Scholarship

Agnes Scott College spends a substantial amount of money on financial aid and scholarships. It offers merit-based and need-based scholarships. Merit-based scholarship offered at the college range from 15,000 USD to 25,000 USD per year. Few examples of merit-based scholarships include:

  • Elizabeth Kiss Trailblazer Scholarship: It is a 25,000 USD merit-based scholarship which is renewable for up to 4 years.
  • Marvin B. Perry Presidential Scholarship: This scholarship awards full tuition, room and board for up to four years of study. Students eligible for this scholarship excel in leadership, academics, etc.
  • Agnes Scott College Presbyterian Scholarship: It ranges from 1000 to 3000 USD per year and 4,000 to 12,000 USD for incoming first-year students.

Alumni

Agnes Scott is known for its notable alumni. The college has Agnes Scott Alumnae Association that works to connect alumnae and current students. Like the ones below:

  • Marsha Norman: Pulitzer Prize winner
  • Katherin Kay: Former president of ANN Inc.
  • Jean Toal: Chief Justice of South California Supreme Court
  • Jennifer Nettles: Grammy award winner 2007
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Agnes Scott College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population1040
FAFSA Code001542
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$42,360 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Agnes Scott College Acceptance Rate

65.6%

Acceptance Rate

1534

Total Applicants

981

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

1.4%

Male

98.6%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program65.6%
Total Applicants1496
Total Enrolled981

Agnes Scott College Enrollment

Enrollment
Agnes Scott College Enrollment981
Undergraduate Enrollment981
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate68.8%

Attendance Cost

$42,360

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$42,360 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$11,970 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$1,135 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$2,500 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$1,135 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$1,000 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$1,135 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
17481102646-
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