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Agnes Scott College

141 E. College Ave, Decatur, GA

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Agnes Scott College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Decatur, GA, which is a predominately suburban area. The school maintains a Presbyterian Church affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. The school enrolls 900 students per year, allowing for a more personalized education.

Students may pick from many areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Social Sciences
  • English Language And Literature
  • Psychology
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, student records, and test scores, which are then reviewed by admissions officials. 46% of students that apply are accepted to Agnes Scott College, of which 22% choose to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is around $35,000, but may change yearly. Students are encouraged to visit the school's net price calculator to better estimate their personal tuition costs. The cost of on-campus housing is around $5,300 for the year. Students attending this school may be eligible for aid which is generally grants and loans.

Agnes Scott College participates in sports through the NCAA's Great South Athletic Conference in Basketball.

Students can take a look at the school's http://www.agnesscott.edu to view additional information.

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students Agnes Scott College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • High School Academic Ranking are Required
  • Letters of Recommendation are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Acceptance Rate Table

The table below lists the chances for admission at Agnes Scott College.

 Number (Percentage)
Granted Admissions1,048 (46%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled228 (22%)

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Agnes Scott College is around 920 students, with undergraduate students making up about 97% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $33,000-$40,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $1,400 to $1,700 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$24,089
Receiving Student Loans62%$6,383

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 2%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Agnes Scott College may provide services like:

  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Agnes Scott College is approximately 65%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years58%
Graduating in 5 Years5%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Programs Offered

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Social Sciences

English Language and Literature


Mathematics and Statistics

Biological and Biomedical Sciences


  • English and Language Arts Teacher Education (M)
  • Mathematics Teacher Education (M)
  • Biology Teacher Education (M)
  • Chemistry Teacher Education (M)
  • Physics Teacher Education


Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Interdisciplinary Studies (B)

Visual and Performing Arts

Foreign Languages and Literature

  • Classical Languages, Literatures and Linguistics (B)
  • Spanish Language and Literature (B)
  • French Language and Literature (B)
  • German Language and Literature (B)

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

  • Womens Studies (B)
  • African Studies (B)

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

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