Tuition & Fees

$35,425

$35,425

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,172
Declined + 596
Total Received 2,768
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Private (nonprofit)

1,147

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Accounting
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 5521
ACT 0850

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
33%
500-599
50%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
29%
500-599
53%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
53%
400-499
19%
300-399
0
200-299
1%
30-36
16%
24-29
48%
18-23
33%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
46%
18-23
40%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
12%
24-29
52%
18-23
35%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Oglethorpe, founded in 1835, is a private liberal arts college. Its 102-acre campus is located in Atlanta.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,147
Established in 1835
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Atlanta, GA

102-acre, suburban campus in Atlanta (population: 447,841), 10 miles north of downtown and one mile north of city limits. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-2797

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
57%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 43% of male students
 
3 sororities 57% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
33%
500-599
50%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
29%
500-599
53%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
53%
400-499
19%
300-399
0
200-299
1%
30-36
16%
24-29
48%
18-23
33%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
46%
18-23
40%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
12%
24-29
52%
18-23
35%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program None
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,172
Declined + 596
Total Received 2,768

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Particular talent/ability
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Lucy Leusch
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 428-4484
F: 404 364-8491
admission@oglethorpe.edu

Cost

Tuition $35,000
Room & board $12,710
Additional fees $425
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $49,235
Average Financial Aid - $28,986
Total with Avg. Aid $20,249

Financial Aid

72%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$28,986

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,121,772
State $1,733,972
Institutional $14,378,735
Other external $51,326
Total $18,285,805

Non-need-based

Federal
State $342,624
Institutional $6,542,439
Other external $13,733
Total $6,898,796

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Stormy Petrels
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Art History
Behavioral Science
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Studies/Rhetorical Studies
Economics
Engineering Dual Degree
English
Environmental Studies
French
History
Independent Education
Individually Structured Major
International Studies
International Studies/Asia
Mathematics
Philosophy
Physics
Politics
Psychology
Sociology
Sociology/Social Work
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

100%

1,147
students

Female
59%
671

Male
41%
476

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

93%

1,068
students

Female
60%
631

Male
40%
437

undergraduatePart-time

7%

79
students

Female
51%
40

Male
49%
39

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
33%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

67%

Transfer applicants accepted

72%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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