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Information for High School Counselors

At Spelman, we want to provide your students with information about the College that will help them decide if Spelman if the perfect fit for them -- we sure think so, and look forward to answering any questions you may have about quality educational experience Spelman has to offer.

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Supplemental Materials/Supporting Documents

In addition to the online application, the following documents are required for new first-time (first-year) applicants to complete an application for admission:

  • Guidance Counselor Letter of Recommendation*
  • Teacher Letter of Recommendation*
  • Official Copy of SAT or ACT Scores - May be on the official high school transcript or received by the College Board or ACT
  • Official High School Transcript*
  • Student Resume (optional)

*Documents with an asterisk beside it must be submitted directly from the high school and will not be accepted if submitted by the applicant. 

It is preferred that all supporting documents be submitted electronically to You are also encouraged to register with, which will allow you to upload documents directly into the student’s Spelman application file. 

Documents may be mailed to the following address if needed:

Spelman College
Office of Admissions
350 Spelman Lane
Campus Box 277
Atlanta, GA 30314

Fall 2020 Admitted
Student Profile

Average GPA: 3.77 (weighted)
Average SAT: 1182 (ERW + M)
Average ACT: 24 composite
Number of Applicants: 9136
Number Admitted: 4799


Honors Program

Students who qualify for the Honors Program with a minimum 3.5 unweighted GPA and a combined 1300 SAT or 28 ACT will be invited to apply. Those who are invited will be required to submit an additional essay. The topic of the required essay will be provided in the invitation.

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