Admissions: Applying to Spelman: International Students

hdr_HonorsProgramStudents

International Students

Important Dates

Application Deadline: December 31
Decision Mailed: April 1
Confirm Your Enrollment: May 1

Diversity Matters at Spelman

Diversity is a large part of what makes Spelman a global leader in higher education. Spelman College welcomes women from all over the world, including the Bahamas, Ghana, South Africa, Japan, Trinidad, Tobago, Australia, the United Kingdom, Czech Republic, South Korea, and Vietnam. International students come to Spelman as full-time undergraduates and foreign exchange students.

Am I an International Student?

An international student is considered anyone who is not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien is classified as an international student applicant. TOEFL exam scores are required for the student whose primary language is not English. Students who require an F1 (Student) Visa must submit proper financial documentation before a Form I-20 will be issued. The financial statement is available by contacting the international student services coordinator. For questions or concerns, contact the international student services coordinator, via e-mail at international@spelman.edu.

International Student Services

We understand that our students are far away from home and need some assistance with managing their visa, education and work requirements. The coordinator of International Student Services is the Spelman College Designated School Officer and serves as your liaison to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the U.S. Department of State. Students are encouraged to visit the office to address questions about visas, immigration status, changes in USCIS regulations, and campus resources. Learn more about International Student Services at Spelman.

Admission for International Applicants

A complete application will include:
  • Completed application for admission through the Common Application
  • Two teacher recommendations
  • Official high school and/or college transcript(s); if not in English, an official translation is needed
  • Official TOEFL score (non-native English-speaking students only)
  • Essay
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Copy of completed application for your files
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • Affidavit of financial support (in U.S. dollars)
  • Copy of passport with Visa and I-94 card
  • School leaving certificate  

Financing

International applicants must also demonstrate the ability to fulfill the financial obligations associated with matriculation in their college program. Financial assistance at Spelman for international applicants is limited.

 

Connect With Us

Spelman Admissions Facebook Spelman Admissions Twitter  Youtube

Contact Us

350 Spelman Lane, SW   Box 277
Atlanta, GA 30314
404.270.5193
1-800-982-2411 (toll-free)
admiss@spelman.edu

Download Admissions App