Admissions: Getting Into Spelman

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Admissions Timeline

Here are important dates to remember if you are applying or thinking of applying to Spelman College:

Jan. 26

A Day in Your Life at Spelman College
*(Program for high school seniors and parents)

Feb. 1

Deadline for Joint Enrollment applications

Feb. 1

Deadline for Regular Decision and Guest applications

March 1

Deadline for Fall, Transfer and Readmission applications

March 1

Priority packaging for FAFSA submission

April 1

Regular Decision, Joint Enrollment, and Guest applicants receive admission decision notifications

April 1

Deadline for FAFSA submissions

April 1

Deadline for Fall Pauline E. Drake Scholars (PEDS) applications for non-degree students

April 2-3

Spel-Bound Overnight Visitation Program (for admitted students only)

April 3

Deadline for degree-seeking Gateway Program students to submit applications

May 1

Enrollment deposit due to Office of Admissions

May 1

Fall transfer applicants receive admission decision notification

July 5

Deadline to submit Pre-Entrance Health Booklet for fall semester

Other dates to keep in mind:

  • Request an application for admission before the beginning of your senior year in high school.
  • Make sure that you have taken your SAT I, ACT, or TOEFL early enough to allow time for scores to be forwarded by the College Board or Educational Testing Service to the Office of Admission before the application deadline.