Agnes Scott College


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Agnes Scott Fast Facts

School mission (as provided by the school):

Agnes Scott College educates women to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times. Students are drawn to Agnes Scott by its excellent academic reputation, exceptional faculty and metropolitan Atlanta location, offering myriad cultural and experiential learning opportunities. A diverse and growing residential community of scholars, this highly selective liberal arts college presents its curriculum with international context. Study abroad is encouraged by offering faculty-led travel tied to classroom study to broaden understanding of cultural values and contrasts. A strong record of student achievement is found in the numbers of Agnes Scott students who earn prestigious scholarships and fellowships including Fulbright grants, Rhodes Scholarships, Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowships and Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. An array of experiential learning opportunities also encourages students to apply learning to career development. By challenging its students to demonstrate leadership in their education and serve their communities at home and abroad, Agnes Scott College delivers on its promise: The World for Women.

Note:  Agnes Scott is now a Chicago POSSE school

Basic Facts

Location:  Decatur (Atlanta), GA

Number of Undergraduates:  917

Percentage of Black students:  33%

Percentage of Hispanic students:  9%

Overall 4 year graduation rate:  60%

Overall 5 year graduation rate: 65%

4 year Black graduation rate:  69%

5 year Black graduation rate:  80%

4 year Latina graduation rate:  64%

5 year Latina graduation rate:  71%

North Lawndale Alumni graduates: 0

North Lawndale Alumni persistence rate (returning to school beyond 4 semesters):  n/a

Average % of financial need met:  93%

Estimated Cost of Attendance:  $45,691

Average indebtedness at graduation:  $26,500

Admission Contact:  Aimee Kahn-Foss   800.868.8602

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