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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?

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2021 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 30 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general psychology.

Overall Quality

Agnes Scott landed the #314 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Agnes Scott is also ranked #7 out of 56 schools in Georgia.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Agnes Scott?

Acceptance Rate

Agnes Scott College has an acceptance rate of 66%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Agnes Scott.

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Agnes Scott College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Agnes Scott is an impressive 10 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

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 65%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  65 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Agnes Scott College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Agnes Scott College has a freshmen retention rate of 87%. 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  87 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

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Below Average Overall Diversity at Agnes Scott

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 996 undergraduates at Agnes Scott with 985 being full-time and 11 being part-time.

Agnes Scott Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Agnes Scott is 30.26 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  30.26 out of 100
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How Much Does Agnes Scott College Cost?

The overall average net price of Agnes Scott is $20,235. 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 +
$17,581 $17,641 $19,104 $22,041 $27,246

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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 4.5%. 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.

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How Much Money Do Agnes Scott Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Agnes Scott make about $39,400 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. 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.


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Location of Agnes Scott College

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

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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

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Public Health 27 $18,900
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 18 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 16 NA
Other Social Sciences 15 NA
Business Administration & Management 15 NA
General Psychology 15 $31,500
History 13 NA
General Biology 13 NA
Political Science & Government 13 NA
Writing Studies 11 NA

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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.


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