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Spelman College Admissions FAQs

Admissions Frequently Asked Questions

Thank you for your interest in Spelman College. We hope this website is a useful resource for you as you navigate the college application process.

Here you will find answers to some of the questions that students frequently ask us. If you have questions that are not answered here or elsewhere on our website, please contact us.

Applying to Spelman

  • What are the admission requirements?
  • Does Spelman accept Advanced Placement credit?
  • How do I submit an application?
  • What is Spelman's College Test Code?
  • What are the application deadlines?
  • I am interested in applying as a first-year student. What is the difference between Early Decision, Early Action & Regular Decision?
  • What score do I have to get on an International Baccalaureate (IB) exam to receive credit?

Academic Offerings

  • What are the core requirements?
  • How many credits are needed to graduate?
  • Can I take classes at other colleges/universities in Atlanta?
  • What types of degrees are offered?
  • Does Spelman offer a domestic exchange program?
  • What is a dual degree program?
  • What is the grading like at Spelman?
  • Does Spelman offer graduate programs/degrees?
  • What is the honors program?
  • Is there an ROTC program at Spelman?
  • Can I only be accepted into the honors program as a first-year student?
  • How can I be considered to be part of the honors program?

Careers & Internships

Financial Aid & Scholarships

  • Does Spelman offer financial aid?
  • Are there any scholarships available to students?
  • How do I receive financial aid?

Visiting Spelman

  • Does Spelman offer any summer programs?
  • When are tours given? How can I schedule a campus tour?
  • Does Spelman have summer school?
  • I am interested in visiting the campus. Does Spelman have an on campus visitation program?

Campus Life

  • Can first-year students have cars?
  • What is the average class size?
  • Is there a curfew for students?
  • How many students are enrolled at Spelman?
  • What medical services are provided for students?
  • Does Spelman have campus security officers?

Revised Admissions and Enrollment Policy

  • What is the Revised Admissions and Enrollment Policy?
  • Is Spelman still a women’s college?
  • Will Spelman continue to uphold the values of sisterhood?
  • Who is eligible for admission to Spelman?
  • How will Spelman know if an applicant is transgender?
  • What does it mean to consistently live and identify as a woman?
  • What if a student has discrepancies in their application materials?
  • Are trans men eligible for admission to Spelman?
  • Will transgender applicants be reviewed or handled differently?
  • What about Spelman students who transition to male before they complete their degree?
  • What resources and support will the College offer for transgender students?
  • How will Spelman handle housing accommodations?
  • How will Spelman address other aspects of campus life?

Student Engagement & Campus Programs

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