Agnes Scott College
Agnes Scott College (commonly known as Agnes Scott) is a private liberal arts college in downtown Decatur, Georgia.
The college was founded in 1889 as Decatur Female Seminary by Presbyterian minister Frank H. Gaines. In 1890, the name was changed to Agnes Scott Institute to honor the mother of the college's primary benefactor, Col. George Washington Scott. The name was changed again to Agnes Scott College in 1906, and remains today a women's college.
Agnes Scott currently enrolls 914 students. In 2006, the student to faculty ratio was 10:1. Eighty-seven percent of the faculty are full-time, and 100% of the tenure-track faculty hold terminal degrees.
The college offers 30 majors and 25 minors and is affiliated with numerous institutions, including Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University School of Nursing, and Washington University. Students who graduate from Agnes Scott may receive a Bachelor of Arts degree or a Bachelor of Science degree, depending on major.
Our undergraduate students represent 43 states and territories and 32 countries; about 88 percent of traditional students live on campus.
Beginning with the class of 2019, all students will participate in a global experience through SUMMIT. Half of class of 2015 graduates studied abroad.
Agnes Scott’s Honor System is one of the oldest in the country; our student self-government is more than 100 years old. Historically and presently, Agnes Scott students have earned academia’s most prestigious scholarships including the Marshall, Rhodes, Fulbright, Goldwater, the Pickering Fellowship and the Gates Millennium Scholarship.
The Agnes Scott College is a Public university located in Decatur.
The Agnes Scott College was founded in 1889.
The current president of Agnes Scott College is Elizabeth Kiss.
According to verified online sources, the Agnes Scott College enrolls a total of 1830 students.
According to the main website, the Agnes Scott College has a total student population of 915 undergraduate students and 915 graduate students.