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Agnes Scott College

Decatur, GA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate67%

About Agnes Scott College

This is your liberal arts education, reimagined, at Agnes Scott College.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Agnes Scott #1 Most Innovative Liberal Arts College for five straight years and #1 in the nation for First Year Experience for four consecutive years. These accolades are due to our signature approach to the liberal arts: SUMMIT. All students, regardless of major, take a rigorous curriculum focused on leadership, global citizenship and professional success.

You will engage in small classrooms (an average class size of 17) and in the community with over 60 clubs and organizations. You will also have the chance to explore the Atlanta community, as one of the best southern cities for culture, cuisine and internship opportunities.

We're committed to your success. 100% of our students earn some form of financial aid. 80% of our students choose to complete mentored research or internships during their four years, and 96% have a job or grad school placement one year post-graduation.

Agnes Scott College is a private, religious college in the city of Decatur, Georgia. Agnes Scott College was founded in 1889. The college enrolls around 1,114 students a year, including 1,006 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Agnes Scott College

It is moderately difficult to get into Agnes Scott College. Agnes Scott College admitted 67% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 1,879 students applied to Agnes Scott College and 1,250 were admitted.

Agnes Scott College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 67%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 88%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 33%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Agnes Scott College Campus Tours

Agnes Scott College is located in the city of Decatur, Georgia, near Atlanta.

If you would like to see Agnes Scott College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75/85 to Decatur, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Agnes Scott College and Decatur are like without leaving home.

College Info

141 East College Avenue Decatur, GA 30030-3797

Campus Setting: Urban

Agnes Scott College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

May 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Agnes Scott College is May 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Agnes Scott College is Jun 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Agnes Scott College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1140 - 1340


Math SAT Range

540 - 650


Reading SAT Range

590 - 700

Agnes Scott College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Agnes Scott College is like? There are approximately 1,114 students enrolled at Agnes Scott College, including 1,006 undergraduate students and 108 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 62% percent are from GA and 38% percent of students are from other states.


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