How To Apply

How To Apply

Agnes Scott seeks international students who are interested in the liberal arts and have demonstrated their academic ability through a course of study equivalent to that required of U.S. applicants. We look for motivation, maturity and integrity as shown in school records, the college application and counselor and teacher recommendations.

First-year international students should submit the following items to apply. You can also view "how to apply" information for U.S. citizens or transfer and nontraditional applicants. If you hold a U.S. passport or are living in the U.S. with DACA or Undocumented status, see this page.

Application Checklist

  1. An application for admission, via the Common Application, which includes:
    • Agnes Scott Supplement
    • Teacher Evaluation Form (teacher invitation sent via Common App)
    • Secondary School Report and International School Supplement from counselor or school official (invitation sent via Common App)
    • Official High School Transcript in English
    • Optional: SAT or ACT scores. Test scores are optional, and you may make the choice about whether or not you would like them to be considered. If you choose to do so, you can self-report your test scores by attaching your score report to the Common Application or uploading to your admission portal.
    • Application fee of US $30
  2. Proof of English Proficiency
  3. International Student Certification of Finances
  4. Copy of Passport Biographical Page or National ID Card
  5. OptionalComplete a virtual or in-person interview with your admission counselor. These interviews can be helpful if you would like to give context to parts of your application, discuss your interests and goals further or learn more about the college and admission process. You may also instead submit an InitialView interview.
  6. Midyear Report (submit as soon as available)

Application Deadlines for Fall 2022

Early Decision (Binding)

If Agnes Scott College is your top choice or your dream school, you may wish to apply via Early Decision. You must submit an application by the stated deadline. You will be considered for all merit-based scholarships, and you will receive your admission decision within a month. Important: Applying Early Decision commits you to enroll at Agnes Scott if you are admitted and offered an adequate scholarship package. You may only apply to one college under Early Decision.

Early Action I

If you are ready to apply to Agnes Scott College, but you want to consider other colleges, Early Action I or II are your best options. Students applying Early Action I are eligible for merit scholarships.

Early Action II

Students applying Early Action II are eligible for merit scholarships.

Regular Decision

Merit-based scholarships are not guaranteed for this deadline.

Application Plan Admission Deadlines
Early Decision
  • Admission application: November 1
  • Admission and scholarship notification: December 1
  • Deposit due: December 15
Early Action I
  • Admission application: November 15
  • Admission and scholarship notification: December 15
  • Deposit due: May 1 Monday, May 2 (when Agnes Scott College offices are open)
Early Action II
  • Admission Application: January 15
  • Admission and scholarship notification: February 15
  • Deposit due: May 1 Monday, May 2 (when Agnes Scott College offices are open)
Regular Decision
  • Admission application: March 15
  • Admission notification: May 1
  • Deposit due: May 1 Monday, May 2 (when Agnes Scott College offices are open)

Acceptance Information

Acceptance letters are sent by email and through your admission application portal no later than May 1. Letters include a candidate's reply form and an I-20 request form. Complete and return these forms to the Office of Admission along with a total deposit of U.S. $500 to hold a place in the class. Please note that the US $500 is non-refundable.

Before an I-20 is released, we require a bank statement or scholarship letter that indicates the availability of funds to cover your years of study at Agnes Scott, less any merit-based scholarships awarded to you. The document you supply must be less than six months old.

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The Agnes Assurance Scholarship


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The Agnes Assurance Scholarship is for all students applying for the Fall 2022 school year. If you are admitted to Agnes Scott for Fall 2022, you will receive either The Agnes Assurance Scholarship (a $22,000 merit-based scholarship renewable for four years) or a higher merit-based scholarship ranging from $23,000-$26,000.

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