Points of Pride

Agnes Scott educates women to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times. Student self-government under an honor code has been a hallmark of Agnes Scott since 1906. Since the early 1920s, the college has ranked in the top 10 percent of American colleges whose graduates complete Ph.D. degrees.


Agnes Scott College was established in 1889 with a distinctive mission: to educate women for the betterment of their families and the elevation of their region. The college was named in honor of Agnes Irvine Scott, a Scots-Irish immigrant who upheld a strong sense of integrity and intellectual curiosity.


Location & Contact

Agnes Scott College

141 East College Avenue

Decatur, GA 30030

United States

Office of Admissions

Degrees Offered

Bachelor's Degree
Pre-Professional and Certificate Programs

Areas of Study

  • Africana Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Art/Studio
  • Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Chemistry
  • Classical Languages and Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Global Studies/International Relations
  • History
  • Human Rights/Social Justice
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science/Government
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Student Designed Major
  • Theater
  • Women's/Gender Studies