Agnes Scott College

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Georgia

Description

Agnes Scott is a private women's college in Decatur, Georgia. Atlanta is a mere six miles away, and public transportation is available a few blocks from campus. Agnes Scott College has received accolades for the beauty of its campus and the quality of residential living. The school also boasts a robust honor code, a diverse student body, a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, and a 9:1 student / faculty ratio. It's worth noting that the overall price tag is about $10,000 less than other top women's colleges such as Bryn Mawr and Mount Holyoke, and Agnes Scott does a great job on the financial aid front.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Creative Writing, Economics, English, History, International Relations, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 832
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: 892
Faculty: 84

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 10:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 11:1

Percent Male: 1%
Percent Female: 99%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 60%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 67%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
141 East College Ave
Decatur Georgia 30030

Website: http://www.agnesscott.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 404-471-1600

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Alvanita Negron
Associate Director, Admissions
(404) 471-6287
anegron@agnesscott.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Marilyn Hammond
Director of International Admission, Admissions
(404) 471-6485
mhammond@agnesscott.edu

Athletics Contact:
Joeleen Aikin
Director, Athletics
(404) 471-6170
jakin@agnesscott.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for transfer. Grades for transfer credit are not factored into a student's ASC point average.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Transfer credit is given for grades of C- or better. No credit is given for academic courses with pass/fail or satisfactory/unsatisfactory grades. Transfer credit must be approved by the registrar's office.

Credits (Min/Max):
A maximum of 64 academic and two physical education transfer credit hours may be applied toward an Agnes Scott degree. A student must earn a minimum of 64 hours in ASC academic courses toward the 128 hours required for the Agnes Scott degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
Agnes Scott requires you submit either your official SAT or ACT scores; a writing sample with teacher comments and grade; or an evaluative interview with an Agnes Scott admission counselor.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
ASC requires both a College Instructor Evaluation and a College Official's Report form be completed and submitted with your application.

Essay(s) required:
A personal essay addressing your reasons for transferring and the objectives you hope to achieve is required with the application.

Application Fee:

Other Requirements:
Agnes Scott has a supplement to the application that must be completed.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/default.aspx

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 22 28
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 520 680
Math 500 610
Writing 520 660

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 77

Transfers Accepted: 35

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 45%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 46%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -1%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2009

Costs

Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 1000

Room and Board: 10150

Tuition and Fees: 32195

Total Cost: 44345

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Transfer students are eligible for some merit-based scholarships and need-based aid offered to first-year students. To apply for ASG financial awards as well as federal aid, file the FAFSA at least two months before the start of the semester.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants: 22870

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6324

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 61%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

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