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Agnes Scott College

Decatur, GA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate70%
Acceptance Rate70%

Agnes Scott College Academics

Agnes Scott College requires at least 128 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Agnes Scott College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Agnes Scott College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 75% of students who start college at Agnes Scott College complete all the credits required within six years.

Agnes Scott College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Agnes Scott College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At Agnes Scott College?

Agnes Scott College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Agnes Scott College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Agnes Scott College

When choosing a major, Agnes Scott College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Agnes Scott College.

Student Designed Majors

Agnes Scott College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Agnes Scott College does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Agnes Scott College

Agnes Scott College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.


Frequently Asked Questions About Agnes Scott College


Does Agnes Scott College Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Agnes Scott College offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Agnes Scott College Offer Online Classes?

✅ Agnes Scott College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Agnes Scott College Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Agnes Scott College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Agnes Scott College Have An Honors Program?

❌ Agnes Scott College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.

Does Agnes Scott College Require Internships?

🟨 Agnes Scott College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.


Additional Information About Agnes Scott College


Agnes Scott College Library

The main library on campus is the McCain Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Agnes Scott College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Agnes Scott College offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Georgia Institute of Technology

•3-2 dual degree program in nursing with Emory University

•Computer science with Emory University

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Agnes Scott College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Agnes Scott College has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Agnes Scott College include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,109

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

70%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$45,786

Out-of-State

$45,786

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

May 1
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