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Agnes Scott College

Decatur, GA

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Agnes Scott, founded in 1889, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college for women. Its 100-acre campus is located in Decatur, six miles from downtown Atlanta. Campus buildings are Gothic and Victorian in style.

Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalNo, women only
Undergraduate Students927
   Women919 (99.1%)
   Men8 (0.9%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported


Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate65% of 1,399 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineMarch 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.83
SAT Math566 average
520-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading597 average
560-680 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing587 average
ACT Composite25 average
24-30 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$51,992
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met85%
Average Freshman Award$35,471
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes


Decatur Population20,086
Nearest Metropolitan AreaAtlanta
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 93% of freshmen, 87% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotScottish terrier (Scottie)


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.5% Asian
32.6% Black/African-American
11.6% Hispanic/Latino
6.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
38.4% White
2.1% Unknown
International Students9.0% from 34 countries
First-Year Students Returning84.2%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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Average 3.73 3.97 618 648 26
Low 3.00 3.30 530 530 19
High 4.00 4.30 690 730 33
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