Tuition & Fees

$38,225

$38,225

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
47%
500-599
39%
400-499
2%
700-800
5%
600-699
39%
500-599
52%
400-499
4%
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
53%
400-499
19%
300-399
0
200-299
1%
30-36
21%
24-29
39%
18-23
36%
12-17
4%
30-36
3%
24-29
49%
18-23
40%
12-17
8%
30-36
13%
24-29
52%
18-23
34%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,253
Declined + 906
Total Received 2,159
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Private (nonprofit)

1,250

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

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Location

School Facts

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

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,250
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: 472,522), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
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
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
47%
500-599
39%
400-499
2%
700-800
5%
600-699
39%
500-599
52%
400-499
4%
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
53%
400-499
19%
300-399
0
200-299
1%
30-36
21%
24-29
39%
18-23
36%
12-17
4%
30-36
3%
24-29
49%
18-23
40%
12-17
8%
30-36
13%
24-29
52%
18-23
34%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,253
Declined + 906
Total Received 2,159

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 Right Now

Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,801

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,820
Room & board $13,200
Additional fees $405
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $52,625
Average Financial Aid - $31,801
Total with Avg. Aid $20,824

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,580,920
State $2,367,652
Institutional $18,456,076
Other external $178,118
Total $23,582,766

Non-need-based

Federal
State $397,980
Institutional $7,065,164
Other external $27,877
Total $7,491,021
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 404 364-8356
F: 404 364-8500
finaid@oglethorpe.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Chris Summers
Director of Financial Aid
csummers@oglethorpe.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Petrelympics, Quidditch, Tennis, Wiffle Ball

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Athletic Directors

Becky Hall (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Stormy Petrels
School colors
black and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Art History
Biology
Biopsychology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Studies
Economics
Engineering
English/Comparative Literature
French
History
Independent Education
Individually Planned Major
International Studies
Mathematics
Philosophy
Physics
Physics/Liberal Studies
Politics
Psychology
Sociology
Spanish
Studio Art
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Accounting
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine

1,250

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,250
students

Female
59%
736

Male
41%
514

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

1,166
students

Female
60%
694

Male
40%
472

7%

84
students

Female
50%
42

Male
50%
42

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
24%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
37%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

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

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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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