Agnes Scott named a 2019 Best College by College Raptor

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Decatur, GA, August 31, 2018—Agnes Scott College has been selected as a 2019 Best College in the US by College Raptor, a leading mobile-first college planning platform that helps families discover college matches based on academic and cultural fit.

Agnes Scott College earned top honors and was ranked:

#2 in Top 10 Colleges for Study Abroad

This selection recognizes Agnes Scott College as a leading institution in the country based on a combination of factors including the school’s graduation rates, campus diversity, endowment per student, and other key metrics as reported via the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) for the most recently available enrollment year.

“We carefully assemble our lists each year to provide students and families a trusted group of schools that fit what they are looking for,” said Bill Staib, College Raptor’s CEO. “Each of these rankings is based on factors we feel most benefit a student’s success such as academic rigor, graduation rates, and student outcomes. Agnes Scott has shown dedication to academic excellence and to fostering a community that supports the best educational opportunities for their students. We are proud to highlight them,” Staib continued.

" Our signature curriculum, SUMMIT, emphasizes the importance of global learning experiences to our students. We are thrilled to be recognized as one of the top schools for study abroad, " said Agnes Scott President Leocadia I. Zak. 

College Raptor builds mobile-first products to help students, parents, counselors, and colleges resolve some of the most significant challenges in college planning. It is the only college service to harness AI algorithms that enable students and families to discover quality, affordable college options based on personalized estimates of financial aid, scholarships, academic match, and acceptance chances at every four-year college in the country. In many cases, College Raptor uses an institution’s exact merit- and need-based criteria to provide financial aid amounts that are 100% accurate. As a result, students and their families find cost-effective, academically-appropriate college options that result in improved college completion rates and student success. For more information about College Raptor, visit

Agnes Scott College educates women to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times. Students are drawn to Agnes Scott by its excellent academic reputation, exceptional faculty and metropolitan Atlanta location—offering myriad social, cultural and experiential learning opportunities. This highly selective liberal arts college is known for its diverse and dynamic intellectual community. Through SUMMIT, it provides every student, regardless of major, with an individualized course of study and co-curricular experiences that develop leadership abilities and understanding of complex global dynamics.