Agnes Scott College

Agnes Scott College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Agnes Scott College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Agnes Scott College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Agnes Scott College was awarded 108 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Agnes Scott is ranked #748 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 80 colleges in Georgia, Agnes Scott is ranked at #14.

See all of the rankings for Agnes Scott College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Agnes Scott?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Agnes Scott College is a competitive 66%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Learn more about Agnes Scott College admissions.

Agnes Scott College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Agnes Scott, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 10 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Agnes Scott College is 72%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  72 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Agnes Scott College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Agnes Scott College has a freshmen retention rate of 85%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  85 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Agnes Scott the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 61%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  61 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Agnes Scott College.

Agnes Scott College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,005 undergraduates at Agnes Scott with 990 being full-time and 15 being part-time.

How Much Does Agnes Scott College Cost?

The overall average net price of Agnes Scott is $20,503. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Agnes Scott

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$18,159 $17,435 $20,414 $21,596 $25,493

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Agnes Scott, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Agnes Scott, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $7,810 a year. That adds up to $31,240 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Agnes Scott is 2.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Get more details about paying for Agnes Scott College.

How Much Money Do Agnes Scott Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Agnes Scott make around $39,400 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Agnes Scott College make the most money.

Location of Agnes Scott College

Agnes Scott College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Decatur, Georgia. Agnes Scott is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

Get more details about the location of Agnes Scott College.


Contact details for Agnes Scott are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 141 E. College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030-3770
Phone: 404-471-6000

Agnes Scott College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 30 majors graduated from Agnes Scott College. Of these students, 245 received undergraduate degrees and 17 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Psychology 25 $31,500
Public Health 18 $18,900
General Biology 17 NA
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 15 NA
Business Administration & Management 15 NA
Writing Studies 14 NA
Other Social Sciences 13 NA
History 13 NA
Mathematics 12 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 11 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Agnes Scott College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Learn more about online learning at Agnes Scott College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

Find Schools Near You