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Agnes Scott College
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  • 4 Year
  • DECATUR, GA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

The College is resuming standard operations in fall 2021 with a full reopening of campus. All members of the Agnes Scott community are required to be vaccinated or to have a valid exception. Currently, in-person guided campus tours are available, as are virtual opportunities for those who cannot or do not feel comfortable with an in-person visit. Learn More

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

141 E. COLLEGE AVE.
DECATUR, GA 30030
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
USA South Athletic Conference
From Agnes Scott College

Agnes Scott College educates women to think deeply, live honorably, and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times. U.S. News & World Report ranked the college #1 Most Innovative Liberal Arts College in the Country the past three years (2019, 2020 and 2021), #1 in the nation for First-Year Experience (2020 and 2021), and has placed the college in the top 5 among national liberal arts colleges for best undergraduate teaching for the last three years.

Through the college's signature approach to a liberal arts experience, SUMMIT, all students, regardless of major, take a rigorous curriculum focused on leadership, global citizenship, and professional success. Students will engage in small classrooms, with an average class size of 16, and in the community with over 60 clubs and organizations. They will also have the chance to explore the Atlanta community, with all of its opportunities for internships, research, and social experiences.

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Agnes Scott College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
March 15
Acceptance Rate
65%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$21,893 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$32,400 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 41 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 52 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 52 responses

Majors

Neuroscience major at Agnes Scott College

You’ll have the unique opportunity at the undergraduate level to accomplish collaborative research projects with faculty members specializing in a range of STEM disciplines. The Neuroscience program is a family-like community. Outside classroom opportunities include Nu Rho Psi membership & faculty-hosted off-campus dinners. Graduates have a 95% acceptance rate for terminal degree or med schools.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
990 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
15
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
43%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Diverse and inquisitive
    31%
  • Intelligent
    23%
  • Outspoken
    23%
  • Interesting
    19%
  • Nerdy
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
89%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 36 responses
Poll
85%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 59 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Great professors, average social life
    36%
  • Great Campus life with great professors.
    28%
  • Very diverse
    24%
  • Home away from home
    8%
  • Underrated
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 17 responses

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