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Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, GA

Oglethorpe University

Overview

Oglethorpe University is a 4-year institution located in Atlanta, GA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 4484 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA  30319
United States
Contact Lucy Leusch
Vice President for Enrollment and Financial Aid
Email: lleusch@oglethorpe.edu
Phone: 404-3648309

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,203
Applied
1,358
Accepted
1,264
Enrolled
62%
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Female Admissions

1,366
Females Applied
808
Females Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

837
Males Applied
550
Males Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.59
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 570 660
SAT Math 540 630
ACT Composite 22 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

39,580
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Fees

530
Full-time student fees
13,400
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes

Financial Aid

30,835
Avg. Financial Aid Package
34,945
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,173
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,118
Avg. Loan Aid
20,022
Avg. Grant Aid
26,008
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,264
Total Undergrad students
9%
International Students
21%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.08%
Black or African American 23.97%
White or Caucasian 40.59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.79%
Asian 5.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 1.34%
Other 8.15%

Gender

Male (42.8%)
Female (57.2%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 53%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Boar's Head, Dead Day's Eve and Quadfest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
SGA, Oglethorpe South Asian Club (OSAC), Historical Martial Arts (HMA), Oglethorpe Latinx Organization ((H)OLA) and mOUthing Off Improv

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Soccer No No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Table Tennis No No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

115
Total Faculty
Full-time - 65
Part-time - 50
Male - 61
Female - 54