|Setting:||Large Town Setting|
|Affiliation:||Presbyterian Church (USA)|
|Size:||Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
Agnes Scott College educates students to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times. Students are drawn to Agnes Scott by its excellent academic reputation, exceptional faculty and metropolitan Atlanta location - offering myriad cultural and experiential learning opportunities. A diverse and growing residential community of scholars, this highly selective liberal arts and sciences college is known for its dynamic and challenging intellectual community. With a curriculum driven by an intentional focus on leadership development and global learning - including opportunities for students to study in a country other than origin beginning in their very first year - Agnes Scott College prepares students to lead - everywhere.
Summit, Agnes Scott's signature approach to a liberal arts education, reinvents the liberal arts for the twenty-first century by preparing every student to be an effective change agent in a global society. Guided by a personal board of advisors, every student, regardless of major, designs an individualized course of study and co-curricular experiences that develop leadership abilities and an understanding of complex global dynamics.
Located in Decatur, Georgia, Agnes Scott is just minutes away from downtown Atlanta. Students have immediate access to the resources of one of America's most culturally rich and economically vibrant cities. Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, which serves more than 75 international destinations, is located a quick drive or train ride away. Internships and jobs are available at the Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, UPS, CNN, or many of the other global companies that call Atlanta home. Atlanta is also home to 20 colleges and universities that participate in the ARCHE (Atlanta Regional Council for Higher Education) cross-registration program, enabling Agnes Scott students to study at other schools.
100% of students gave Agnes Scott College 5 stars overall.
I love this school because I feel relaxed on the campus and it is easy to concentrate and study in the academic-centered atmosphere. I would not pick my roommate, trust the school to their job. I would take classes you believe you will excel at, not ones that you know nothing about, this is encouraged, but your GPA will suffer, so it isn't worth the chance.
Agnes Scott was the best college experience I could have asked for: The environment is supportive, engaging, and incredibly fun. Between old campus traditions and new programs being created every year there was never a dull moment.
Agnes Scott College
141 E. College Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
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Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||943|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||943|
- Latino: 8%
- African American: 32%
- Caucasian: 46%
- Asian: 3%
- Unknown and Other: 10%
|Unknown and Other||10%|
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