Summer School FAQ
Is summer school open to anyone?
Those eligible for summer school include male and female college students in good standing with their home institutions; Agnes Scott students; high school students who have completed at least their junior year and those with a bachelor’s degree who want to take a course. Contact 404.471.6045 or visit the summer school admission page.
If I am a student at Agnes Scott, do I have to apply to summer school?
No. You can simply register during the April course selection period.
How much does it cost?
Please see our Summer School Tuition & Fees page.
Do grades and credits count toward graduation?
For Agnes Scott College students, credit hours and grades count the same as in fall or spring terms. For visiting students, transfer of grades or credit is determined by your home institution.
Is on-campus housing available during the summer?
Yes, for Agnes Scott College students only, summer housing is available in the Avery Glen Apartments. Details about housing are available from the Office of Student Life, 404.471.6409.
Is financial aid available for summer?
Yes, students may be eligible to receive both state and federal aid. Institutional aid is NOT available for summer study.
To qualify for federal aid, students must complete a FAFSA. All federal requirements and annual limits apply. Students who have received maximum federal awards during the fall and spring term will have no available funds for summer study.
Students eligible to receive Georgia HOPE may be eligible to receive HOPE for the summer term. Georgia resident students may be eligible to receive HOPE for the summer term. Eligible students who are enrolled for 6-11 hours may receive $875 in HOPE funds; full-time students may receive $1,750 in HOPE funds. The Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant is available in the amount of $300 to eligible Georgia residents attending full time.
In addition, both private student loans and Federal Parent loans may be available. Please visit www.elmselect.com and search for Agnes Scott College to find more information about private loans.
To determine your aid legibility, please complete the Summer Aid Application. For more information, visit the Summer School Financial Aid page.
How long is each session?
Summer courses are compressed into five-week sessions. Classes meet Monday through Thursday for 125-minute periods unless otherwise specified.
How many hours may I take each session?
All courses are four semester hours. Students may take a maximum of two courses per session. Three courses (12 semester hours) may be taken each summer. No more than two courses (8 semester hours) may be taken in a single session.