Agnes Scott College Admissions

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

Agnes Scott College
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Agnes Scott College Admissions Overview:

Agnes Scott College uses the Common Application; students are able to use this application to apply to any schools that use it, saving some time and work. The acceptance rate at Agnes Scott is fairly high, with over 60% of applicants admitted. The school does not require any test scores from the SAT or ACT--however, applicants can submit these scores, or, if they choose not to, must provide a separate academic writing sample, or schedule an interview with the college.

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Admissions Data (2015):

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 (2015):

  • Total Enrollment: 902 (all undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 1% Male / 99% Female
  • 97% 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 (2014 - 15):

    • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
    • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
      • Grants: 100%
      • Loans: 61%
    • Average Amount of Aid
      • Grants: $27,310
      • Loans: $7,086

    Academic Programs:

    Graduation and Retention Rates:

    • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 87%
    • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 61%
    • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 68%

    Data Source:

    National Center for Educational Statistics

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