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Agnes Scott College
Decatur, GA
FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Entrance Difficulty
Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School Graduation High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program College preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   2
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   2
History    
Academic Electives    
 
Examinations
Exam   Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT
Subject Tests,
or ACT
Required for some Not reported
SAT Subject
Tests Only
 
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT
Essay
Not reported
APPLYING FOR ADMISSION
Admissions Office
Address 141 East College Avenue
City, State, Zip Decatur, GA  30030-3797
Phone (404) 471-6285
Fax (404) 471-6414
E-mail admission@agnesscott.edu
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered Yes
Early Decision Deadline November 1
Early Decision Notification December 1
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Action Deadline November 15, January 15
Early Action Notification January 15
 
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission Deadline March 1
Application Fee No fee required
Application Fee Waiver Not reported
Regular Admission Notification April 15
Accept Offer of Admission By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used Yes
Defer Admission Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission Transfer applications accepted
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Application Form
Common Application Accepted
Universal College Application Not accepted
Electronic Application Available
 
Other Application Requirements
Interview Not required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
 
Other  
Financial Need Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process
SELECTION OF STUDENTS
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X      
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Class Rank     X  
Recommendations   X    
Essay   X    
Interview     X  
Level of Applicant's Interest     X  
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Volunteer Work   X    
Particular Talent/Ability X      
Character/Personal Qualities X      
First Generation to Attend College     X  
State Residency     X  
Geographic Residence     X  
Relation with Alumnus     X  
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment       X
Ethnicity       X
Work Experience     X  
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PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION
Admission Rates
Overall Admission Rate 65% of 1,399 applicants were admitted
   Women 65% of 1,399 applicants were admitted
   Men Not reported
Students Enrolled 288 (32%) of 905 admitted students enrolled
   Women 288 (32%) of 905 admitted students enrolled
   Men Not reported
Early Decision
Admission Rate
Not reported
Early Action
Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List  
Students Accepting Wait List Position  
Students Admitted From Wait List  
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math 566 average
520-630 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 9%
  Score of 600 - 700 29%
  Score of 500 - 600 48%
  Score of 400 - 500 13%
  Score of 300 - 400 0%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
SAT Critical Reading 597 average
560-680 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 18%
  Score of 600 - 700 41%
  Score of 500 - 600 33%
  Score of 400 - 500 8%
  Score of 300 - 400 Not reported
  Score of 200 - 300 Not reported
SAT Writing 587 average
  Score of 700 - 800 9%
  Score of 600 - 700 44%
  Score of 500 - 600 39%
  Score of 400 - 500 8%
  Score of 300 - 400 Not reported
  Score of 200 - 300 Not reported
 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA 3.83
3.75 and Above 50%
3.50 - 3.74 20%
3.25 - 3.49 14%
3.00 - 3.24 10%
2.50 - 2.99 5%
2.00 - 2.49 1%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite 25 average
24-30 range of middle 50%
  Score of 30 - 36 26%
  Score of 24 - 29 55%
  Score of 18 - 23 19%
  Score of 12 - 17 Not reported
  Score of 6 - 11 Not reported
  Score of 5 or Below Not reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank Top tenth: 29%
Top quarter: 62%
Top half: 93%
Bottom half: 7%
National Merit Scholar Not reported
Valedictorian Not reported
Class President Not reported
Student Gov. Officer Not reported