Spelman College was established in 1881, and was initially known as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, and was given its present name in the year 1924. Spelman College is a private women's college located in Atlanta, Georgia. The main campus of the college consists of five buildings which are spread across an area of 9 acres. The institution offers over 25 majors and minors in streams including humanities, social sciences, arts, mathematics, and natural sciences. Continuing education and off-campus study programs are also organized by the college.
Spelman College's athletics department fields a number of women's sports teams. They compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III in basketball, golf, cross-country, softball, and tennis. The teams are known as the Jaguars.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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