Agnes Scott College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduaton Rate & More

Agnes Scott College
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Agnes Scott College is moderately selective, and in 2016 the college had an acceptance rate of 65%. The school does not require any test scores from the SAT or ACT, but an applicant can submit them if she thinks they will strengthen her application. Students who choose the test-optional approach must provide a separate academic writing sample or schedule an interview with the college. Other requirements include an essay, the Agnes Scott supplement to the Common Application, and a teacher evaluation.

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Admissions Data (2016):

Agnes Scott College Description:

Agnes Scott is a private women's college in Decatur, Georgia. Atlanta is a mere six miles away, and public transportation is available a few blocks from campus. Agnes Scott College has received accolades for the beauty of its campus and the quality of residential living. The school also boasts a robust honor code, a diverse student body, a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, and a 9:1 student / faculty ratio.

It's worth noting that the overall price tag is about $10,000 less than other top women's colleges such as Bryn Mawr and Mount Holyoke, and Agnes Scott does a great job on the financial aid front.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 927 (all undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 1 percent male / 99 percent female
  • 99 percent full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $38,472
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,520
  • Other Expenses: $1,000
  • Total Cost: $51,992

Agnes Scott College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100 percent
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100 percent
    • Loans: 63 percent
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $28,248
    • Loans: $7,409

Academic Programs:

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 87 percent
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 66 percent
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 70 percent

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Agnes Scott and the Common Application

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