U.S./Domestic Off-Campus Study
The Skidmore-Spelman Exchange Program
Exchange is a one-to-one exchange that allows female Skidmore students to
attend Spelman College, located in Atlanta, Georgia, for a semester or academic
year, offering those students a unique opportunity to study at a historically
black college with an excellent national reputation. In return, Spelman
students would study at Skidmore for a semester or academic year – either on
Founded in 1881,
Spelman currently serves
more than 2,100 students from 41 states and 15 foreign countries. Spelman’s
historic campus, dating back to 1883, is comprised of 32 acres and is located a
five-minute walk from downtown Atlanta and, among other facilities, boasts a
new state-of-the-art Science Center.
Students directly enroll in courses offered on the Spelman
campus. There is also an opportunity for students to cross-register for up to
two (2) courses in any available disciplines at nearby
The educational program at
Majors at Spelman College include Art, Child Development, Comparative Women's Studies, Drama, Economics, English, French, History, Human Services, Independent Major, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Spanish, Sociology, Sociology and Anthropology (all Bachelor of Arts programs) and Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer and Information Sciences, Engineering/Dual Degree, Mathematics, Environmental Science or Physics (all Bachelor of Science programs).Credits earned on the Skidmore-Spelman Exchange Program are treated as transfer credits and grades will not count toward your Skidmore GPA. However, all approved 300-level credit earned at Spelman can be used to meet Skidmore maturity-level requirements.
Housing and Meals
Students participating in the exchange are required to live in a double room in a Spelman residence halls for the duration of their exchange. Each room is furnished with a bed, closet, dresser, desk and chair for each student. A phone jack, Ethernet port and cable port are also available for each student. A campus meal plan will be provided to all participants. Shared kitchens are available in residence halls for students who wish to cook an occassional meal for themselves.
Students are charged
Skidmore tuition, room at the Scribner apartment rate, full board and related
fees and will make payment directly to
Skidmore Students may apply all financial aid to the cost of the program.Please meet with a representative from the Office of Financial Aid to review your financial aid package when considering an off-campus study experience.
Requirements & Application
Preference will be given to female students who meet the following requirements:
Please apply by the following deadline: February 15.
There is one deadline for participation during any term in the entire following year—fall only, spring only, or the full year. Applications may be accepted after the listed deadline only if spaces remain on the program.
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