Overall Spelman College Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 920 - 1120
- ACT Scores: 20 - 23
- Average GPA: 3.5
How Hard Is It to Get into Spelman College
Applicant Selectivity: Moderately Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Spelman is considered moderately selective. Many accepted applicants score in the mid-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Spelman College Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in GA
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
There is no required high school GPA for acceptance into Spelman, but they do create an ideal student profile that changes each year. In general, the recommended GPA is above 3.5. Only the common application is accepted, and you can choose between five subject prompts for the required essay.
You will also need to submit your SAT or ACT scores, an official high school transcript, two letters of recommendation and the application fee. The preferred minimum test scores change each year.
Spelman has a binding early-decision contract, but you can apply for early action without committing fully. The deadline for early decision or action consideration is different than the general application deadline.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||470 - 570|
|Math||450 - 550|
|Total Score:||920 - 1120|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|English||20 - 25|
|Math||18 - 24|
|Composite Score:||20 - 23|