Spelman College is a private, liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. It was founded in 1881 and is the oldest historically black college for women in America. Spelman is part of the Atlanta University Center, the largest consortium of historically black institutions of higher learning in the world. The school’s Women’s Research and Resource Center is the first of its kind on a black college campus devoted to a women’s studies curriculum. Students from LMU have the opportunity to attend Spelman College for one semester, with multiple courses offered by the various schools and departments.
To learn more about Spelman College, make sure to visit their website here.
Spelman College sits on 39 acres and is located five minutes from Downtown Atlanta. The lush green campus, dotted with brilliant brick buildings and bustling quads, is shared between its four partner institutions: Clark Atlanta University, the Interdenominational Theological Center, Morehouse College, and Morehouse School of Medicine.
Students may choose from the broad array of courses offered at Spelman College to fulfill graduation requirements. Applicants will take 12-18 semester hours worth of classes alongside Spelman students in whatever desired areas of study. For a more detailed listing of Spelman’s course offerings. please visit the schedule of classes and the course catalog.
HOUSING AND MEALS
Each accepted applicant will be housed in residence halls on campus or other college-provided residences, allowing participants to fully immerse in the campus culture with Spelman undergraduates and fellow exchange students alike.
From classic Southern residence halls with antebellum porches to modern Suites that provide an amenity-filled apartment-style environment, students will choose to live in one of Spelman’s eleven residence halls on campus. Most rooms are double occupancy, but there are some singles, triples, quads, and even a few rooms designed for five people. Every room comes furnished with a twin-sized bed, dresser, closet, desk and chair for each occupant.
Students may choose to buy a meal plan for the dining halls on campus, and can also cook in the communal kitchens provided by most of the residences.
Each housing option at Spelman offers a unique experience and community, and for more information on the different residence halls, visit their website here.