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You Are the Best and Brightest

As a Spelman College student, you rank among some of the best and brightest undergraduates in the country, committed to standards of excellence inside and outside of the classroom. 

You are part of a supportive and diverse community that respects individual choices and achievements, while contributing a rich variety of interests, talents and perspectives.

Did you know Spelman offers more than 70 student organizations and sororities to make your experience here even more enriching? They focus on everything from leadership to academic excellence, diversity and inclusion, civic engagement, community service, dance, performing arts, production, leadership, media, professional, religious, political and social justice initiatives, and special interests.

Our calendar of events is also filled with a variety of activities throughout the academic year.

You Are Part of the Finest Institutions

Along with its member institutions in the Atlanta University Center Consortium, Spelman shares cross-registration, the Woodruff Library, and a range of entertainment and engagement that complements anyone’s academic learning experience.

Atlanta has the largest concentration of colleges and universities in the Southern U.S., as a matter of fact, and students from Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University, Agnes Scott College, Georgia State University, and Oglethorpe University are all encouraged to engage in a cultural and civic community. All these universities are located within 20 or 30 minutes by car, bus or train.

Whatever your journey entails, we’re glad you are part of the Spelman College experience.  Our students are the next generation of great leaders. You are women who will change the world!

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Student Spotlights

  • Alexandra Roberson Premieres Her Work at the Sundance Film Festival

    Alexandra Roberson
    February 2016

    Alexandra Roberson, C'2018, is a sophomore drama major with a concentration in film. From an early age, the Maryland native was heavily immersed in the arts in school, church, community arts centers, and through community service. Although she has been performing since high school, it was her first visit on the set of a feature film at the age of 16 that pushed her to want to be the one working behind the scenes during productions.


  • Mary-Pat Hector Leads Flint Initiative

    January 2016

    Mary-Pat Hector has organized a community service project to donate water to Flint residents. She has received donations (in kind and financial) from several organizations: Usher Raymond's New Look Foundation, Hosea Feed the Hungry and Ship Inpax. Spelman is a collaborative partner.


  • D'Shonda Brown, C'2017, Shares Love of Global Travel

    January 2016

    English major D'Shonda Brown, C'2017, is taking advantage of an opportunity of a lifetime. This semester, the New York native is working as a Reach the World correspondent while studying abroad at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England.


  • Change Agent Brianna Fugate, C'2018, Named University Innovation Fellow

    Brianna Fugate Named University Innovation Fellow
    January 2016

    The National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter), recently named computer science major Brianna Fugate, C'2018, a University Innovation Fellow. A national community of student leaders, Fellows work to ensure that their peers gain the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to compete in the economy of the future.