Spelman College is on a 39-acre campus in the urban setting of Atlanta, Georgia.
There are many activities and organizations for Spelman College students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Spelman College has sororities but not fraternities.
Spelman College has the Glee Club. In fact, more students participate in the Glee Club than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Spelman College include Theater Program, Student Government, Honors Program and Religious Groups.
The Spelman College community comes together each year for Founders Day, Spelman-Morehouse Homecoming and Research Day.
This table offers information on housing at Spelman College.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||55%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,397|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,340|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||45%|
Spelman College offers on-campus housing. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
The majority of Spelman College students live on campus. In 2022, 55% of undergrads at Spelman College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 45% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Spelman College. There are 1,397 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,417 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,340 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Spelman College does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
Spelman College does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Spelman College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Spelman College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Spelman College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Spelman College, take Interstate 20 to Atlanta, GA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Spelman College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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