Agnes Scott College: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#2546 of 14,131 In the World
#758 of 2,597 In North America
#694 of 2,496 In the United States
#18 of 63 In Georgia
#1 of 2 In Decatur
#1835 of 2,460 For Sociology

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Gender
All female
Acceptance rate
68%
Avg. cost to attend
$21,816 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,014
Graduates
66
Male:Female Ratio
1:99
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Agnes Scott College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 68% 68%
Applicants 1,838 1,838
Admissions 1,241 1,241
Freshmen enrolled full time 274 274

1,080 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American 381 (35%)
White 338 (31%)
Hispanic 152 (14%)
Two or more races 69 (6%)
Asian 63 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 37 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 34 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 4 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,816/year
Average aid awarded
$33,909
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $16,530
$30-48K $17,463
$48-75K $19,847
$75-110K $23,200
$110K+ $25,899

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $43,920$16,650
Tuition in-state $43,920$16,650
Tuition out-of-state $43,920$16,650
Fee in-district $330$160
Fee in-state $330$160
Fee out-of-state $330$160

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 857
Combined charge for room and board $13,050
Room charge $6,270
Meal charge $6,780

Agnes Scott College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Psychology, General 24
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 17
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 17
Neuroscience 15
Public Health, General 14
Creative Writing 13
Business Administration and Management, General 11
History, General 10
Biochemistry 9
English Language and Literature, General 9
Fine & Studio Arts, General 9
International Relations and Affairs 8
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 8
Political Science and Government, General 8
Social Sciences, Other 8
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 5
Women's Studies 5
Mathematics, General 4
Mathematics, Other 4
Physics, General 4
Dance, General 3
Economics, General 3
African Studies 2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2
Astrophysics 2
Chemistry, General 2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 2
German Language and Literature 2
Philosophy 2
Religion & Religious Studies 2
Music, General 1
Religion & Religious Studies, Other 1
Grand Total 209 17
Total Women
Graduation rate 72% 72%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%

Publications & Citations

Publications
695
Citations
14,852

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
286 / 3,563
Psychology
137 / 4,822
Computer Science
102 / 2,891
Biology
90 / 3,666
Physics
77 / 3,515
Demography
74 / 1,353
Medicine
72 / 1,340
Sociology
59 / 1,095
Astrophysics and Astronomy
57 / 2,654
Political Science
52 / 249
Art & Design
47 / 266
Economics
45 / 655
Neuroscience
39 / 1,530
History
38 / 188
Social Psychology
34 / 1,780
Environmental Science
29 / 1,366
Business
27 / 485
Child Psychology
26 / 521
Cognitive Science
26 / 915
Gender Studies
25 / 211
Development Studies
25 / 619
Classics and Ancient History
24 / 112
Engineering
23 / 663
Chemistry
22 / 345
Law
22 / 119
Mathematics
20 / 265
Philosophy
19 / 36
Education Majors
18 / 428
Anatomy and Physiology
17 / 492
Literature
16 / 29
Creative Writing
15 / 45
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
15 / 71
Media Studies
15 / 12
Geography and Cartography
14 / 219
Math Teachers
13 / 219
Art History
13 / 3
Ecology
12 / 1,130
Political Economy
11 / 6
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
10 / 36
Anthropology
9 / 22

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 8 20
1992 2 53
1993 7 39
1994 8 67
1995 6 35
1996 8 61
1997 8 153
1998 13 140
1999 9 139
2000 16 144
2001 15 206
2002 9 192
2003 14 191
2004 12 223
2005 16 204
2006 22 264
2007 34 337
2008 38 397
2009 38 512
2010 35 613
2011 35 780
2012 33 1037
2013 36 1314
2014 44 1292
2015 37 1281
2016 47 1110
2017 58 1280
2018 40 1306
2019 36 1413
2020 41 1715
2021 39 1823

Agnes Scott College alumni

  1. Jennifer Nettles

    Jennifer Nettles
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    actorsinger-songwriterpianistsingerguitarist
    Biography

    Jennifer Odessa Nettles is an American singer, songwriter, actress and record producer.

  2. Joanna Moore

    Joanna Moore
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-1997 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Joanna Moore was an American film and television actress, who between 1956 and 1976 appeared in 17 feature films and guest-starred in nearly a hundred episodes of television series. After 1976, personal problems thwarted her career and her only remaining assignments consisted of two minor film roles.

  3. Katherine Harris

    Katherine Harris
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politicianreal estate agent
    Biography

    Katherine Harris is a former American politician. A Republican, Harris served in the Florida Senate from 1994 to 1998, as Secretary of State of Florida from 1999 to 2002, and as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Florida's 13th congressional district from 2003 to 2007. Harris lost her campaign in 2006 for a United States Senate seat from Florida.

  4. Marsha Norman

    Marsha Norman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwritermusic pedagogue
    Biography

    Marsha Norman is an American playwright, screenwriter, and novelist. She received the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play 'night, Mother. She wrote the book and lyrics for such Broadway musicals as The Secret Garden, for which she won a Tony Award and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical, and The Red Shoes, as well as the libretto for the musical The Color Purple and the book for the musical The Bridges of Madison County. She is co-chair of the playwriting department at The Juilliard School.

General info

Alternative names ASC
Founded 1889
Motto Educating women to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times
Colors purple, white
Academic Calendar (August - May)
Total FTE staff 338
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 141 E. College Ave.
Decatur, Georgia, 30030-3770
United States
City population 25,000
Phone 4044716000
Fax +1 (404) 471 6067

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