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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$53,179
Tuition and Fees
$29,064
Room and Board
$13,865
Books and Supplies
$3,000
Other Expenses
$7,000
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
admiss@spelman.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001594
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
506 (98.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
435 (86.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
435 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
193 (44.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
36%
Average Award
$15,761
Need-Based Gift
Received by 426 (97.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,539
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 381 (87.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,727
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 50 (11.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
26 (5.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,749

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,867 (89.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,662 (89.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,662 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
720 (43.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
36%
Average Award
$17,700
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,449 (87.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,125
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,454 (87.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,830
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 198 (11.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
43 (2.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,679

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
94%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$33,870
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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