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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 Stories

  • Students Explore Afro-Brazilian Life during Study Abroad Program

    Brazil Study Abroad Group Shot
    Seven Spelman students recently participated in “Cultural Encounters in Brazil,” a four-week, summer study abroad program in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. During the trip, the students explored the history and culture of the South American country, with a focus on Afro-Brazilian experiences.


  • Bria Paige Awarded First Beyoncé Formation Scholarship

    Formation Scholar Bria Paige
    Spelman College English major Bria Paige, C'2019, has been named a 2017-2018 Formation Scholar and will receive a $25,000 scholarship funded by Parkwood Entertainment in recognition of the one-year anniversary of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s critically-acclaimed, award-winning visual album, “Lemonade.”