Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, GA

Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$41,160

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
570
75th
630
25th
530
75th
30
25th
22
75th
26
25th
20
75th
28
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,597
Declined 789
Total Received 2,386
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Private

1,851

undergraduate students

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School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,851
Established in 1835
Coeducational Coeducational

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102-acre, suburban campus in Atlanta (population: 486,290), 10 miles north of downtown and one mile north of city limits. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not 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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
570
75th
630
25th
530
75th
30
25th
22
75th
26
25th
20
75th
28
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) November 15
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,597
Declined 789
Total Received 2,386

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

  • Note-taking services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

95%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$29,831

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $40,880
Room & board $13,800
Additional fees $280
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $56,160
Average Financial Aid - $29,831
Total with Avg. Aid $26,329

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,775,124
State $2,938,379
Institutional $21,849,579
Other external $249,389
Total $27,812,471

Non-need-based

Federal
State $694,045
Institutional $9,921,965
Other external $346,520
Total $10,962,530

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, Petrelympics, quidditch, tennis, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Astrophysics. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biopsychology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Communication

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine

1,851

total students

80%

in-state

20%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,851
students

Female
65%
1,203

Male
35%
648

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

1,374
students

Female
59%
810

Male
41%
564

26%

477
students

Female
82%
393

Male
18%
84

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
35%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

9%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented Brazil
Colombia
Ethiopia
Honduras
Nigeria
Venezuela
Special services offered for international applicants

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