Spelman College: Atlanta - Domestic Exchange for Visiting Students

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Founded in 1881 as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, we became Spelman College in 1924 and have since held the distinction of being America's oldest historically Black college for women. Now a global leader in the education of women of Afri... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.1
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I gained experience at my dream school, an HBCU. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I think a clarity and confidence about myself and my goals as well as a firmer perspective on the many different women of color navigate social spaces both here and abroad. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I think it was worthwhile. I learned more about how I handle stress and unfamiliar challenges, and how your environment definitely affects how you perform in certain areas both academically and personally. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I learned that even if you choose to travel domestically and attend another school in the U.S.you can have an extremely different experience than at Wellesley. I met so many diverse people and really got the opportunity to experience a different type of college life. The experience was definitely worthwhile. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
This experience was special for me because I already had friends and family in the Atlanta area. While Spelman offers a lot of Black American history and culture courses that I can't find at my home institution, those classes almost weren't worth the other troubles I went through acclimating to the Southern Culture shock. Howeve... - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I gained confidence and clarity in who I am and what my mission is. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
January 24, 2017 Change Of Pace
Exchanging to a historically Black school was great because it exposed me to courses that I otherwise wouldn't be able to experience at my home school. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing
I was able to gain navigate as a HBCU student in the AUC. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Exchange: Atlanta - Spelman College
I gained a lot of confidence as a black woman in the context of America. I can do anything that I set my mind to. This experience was worthwhile. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Yes. I miss the environment of the AUC very much. I learned a lot about myself and was a unforgettable experience - Wellesley College View Entire Review

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Founded in 1881 as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, we became Spelman College in 1924 and have since held the
distinction of being America's oldest historically Black college for women. Now a global leader in the education of women
of African descent, Spelman College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges
and Schools, and we are proud members of the Atlanta University Center Consortium.

Why spend a semester at Spelman?


  • Take advantage of course offerings/special programs that place the African Diaspora experience at the center


  • Broaden your academic and professional networks in preparation for graduate school


  • Explore internship opportunities in the dynamic Atlanta metro area


  • Immerse yourself in a new and diverse social and cultural community


Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • American Literature
  • American Studies
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