Agnes Scott College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Georgia


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


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

141 East College Ave
Decatur Georgia 30030


Main Email:

Main Phone: 404-471-1600

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Alvanita Negron
Associate Director, Admissions
(404) 471-6287

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Marilyn Hammond
Director of International Admission, Admissions
(404) 471-6485

Athletics Contact:
Joeleen Aikin
Director, Athletics
(404) 471-6170

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:

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 22 28
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


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

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