Oglethorpe University

4484 Peachtree Rd Ne, Atlanta, GA 30319-2797
Tel: (404)261-1441
Private not-for-profit | 1,079 students
Oglethorpe University is a liberal arts institution with a 170-year tradition of excellence in teaching and learning. The university's location in Atlanta offers world-class opportunities in business, government, and the arts and provides a powerful complement to Oglethorpe's small-college environment.

School Overview:

Oglethorpe University
CountyDekalb County, GA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
66 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,079 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
981 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
98 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,053 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
26 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%1%
% Asian
5%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
3%3%
% Black
22%6%
% White
68%84%
% Two or more races
2%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$30,150$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$30,150$24,744
 
Percent Admitted83%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)530-620450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)510-610460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)500-600440-570
ACT English (25-75%)21-2719-25
ACT Math (25-75%)21-2518-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)22-2620-25

School Notes:

  • Oglethorpe University is an independent, highly-selective, coeducational liberal arts institution of just over 1,100 students from more than 34 different states and 31 different countries emphasizing the preparation of the humane generalist needed by a complex and changing society. The faculty is dedicated to teaching, thus providing a true learning environment in the university’s primary programs of the liberal arts and sciences, business administration and teacher education. In addition to traditional classroom experience, Oglethorpe students are encouraged to extend their learning through real-world experience, using the city of Atlanta as a learning laboratory.
  • Oglethorpe University campus is a 100-acre safe, green oasis with granite, Gothic buildings, minutes from the hustle and bustle of one of America's great cities.
  • Oglethorpe University offers six degrees: four undergraduate degrees and a Master of Arts in Teaching graduate degree.
  • Oglethorpe University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees.
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