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Agnes Scott College

Quick Stats
Acceptance Rate
Admissions Selectivity
Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
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Overview
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Acceptance Rate

65.6%

Acceptance Rate by Gender

Percent of Applicants

Tuition & Fees

$39,960

Average Salary in 10 Years

$46,300
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Agnes Scott College

Agnes Scott College is located in Decatur, Georgia. It is a small private not-for-profit school and offers undergrad programs. It has 921 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 65.6%.

Popular majors include Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Social Sciences, Psychology, English Language and Literature/Letters, and English Language and Literature/Letters. 66% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $33,200.

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About
🗺 141 E. College Avenue
Decatur, Georgia 30030
🌐 www.agnesscott.edu
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Admissions
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Agnes Scott College has around 1,534 applicants, all of whom are women and of whom 65.6% are admitted.

Of the students admitted, 25% decide to enroll at Agnes Scott College. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

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Applicants
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Who applies to Agnes Scott College?

Number of Applicants

1,534

Number of Applicants per Spot

6
per spot

Female Applicants

100%
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Acceptance Rate
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Getting into Agnes Scott College

Agnes Scott College Acceptance Rate

65.6%

Getting in

Selective

Female Acceptance Rate

65.6%
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School Popularity
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Do Students Want to Go to Agnes Scott College?

Agnes Scott College Admissions Yield

25%
of accepted students choose to go to Agnes Scott College

Female Admissions Yield

25%
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Application
Admission Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Record Required
Complete High School Required
Recommendations Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
College Requirements
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

66%
within 6 years

Women Graduation Rate

66%

Undergrad Graduation Rate

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Cost
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Can you afford to attend Agnes Scott College?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$20,605
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$39,960
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$51,930
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$51,930
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$27,000
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$287
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Agnes Scott College would expect to pay over 10 years.

Will you be able to pay off your debt?

1%
of students are able to pay down debt 3 years after graduation
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Agnes Scott College Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

100%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

61%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Agnes Scott College you can visit www.agnesscott.edu/admission/financial-aid.

Agnes Scott College Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $51,930
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $51,930
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Agnes Scott College?

Agnes Scott College students, on average, make $46,300 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 9% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Agnes Scott College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Agnes Scott College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

8.7%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Agnes Scott College.

Median Earnings of Students from Agnes Scott College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Agnes Scott College.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Agnes Scott College

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Agnes Scott College.
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Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Agnes Scott College? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

0.9x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Agnes Scott College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Agnes Scott College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

0.8x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Agnes Scott College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Agnes Scott College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
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Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

10
students per faculty

Average Professional Salary

$96,767
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low
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Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Agnes Scott College?

No
Highest degree: Bachelor's degree
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Students
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Undergraduate Focus

100%

Undergrads

921

Total Students

921
undergrads and grad students

Students over 25

3%

Student Median Household Income

$69,581
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
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Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

100%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

All Women

Agnes Scott College has only female students.

International Students

8%
of undergraduates

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Agnes Scott College

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Where are Students from?

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Agnes Scott College study?

Agnes Scott College Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Agnes Scott College are:

  1. Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  2. Social Sciences
  3. Psychology
  4. English Language and Literature/Letters
  5. English Language and Literature/Letters
Approximately 70% of students choose to study one of these majors.
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Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at Agnes Scott College?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

87%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Agnes Scott College has a retention rate of 87% for full-time undergrads, which is high.

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Transfers
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Undergraduate Transfers

11
1% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Very Low

Agnes Scott College has around 11 students who transfer into the school each year. This is very low at approximately 1% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Agnes Scott College as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

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Living in Decatur, Georgia
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City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000

171
in 2017
Source: FBI

City Rape Rate per 100,000

9
in 2017
Source: FBI
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Politics in Georgia
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Republican

Politically, Georgia tends to be Somewhat Republican. In the 2016 Presidential election, 45% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 50% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.

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