1,250
Students
Financial aid thermometer
31,801
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
78
78%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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  30319-2797
United States

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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International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Theater/theater Arts Management Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,768
Applied
2,172
Accepted
1,250
Enrolled
78%
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Female Admissions

1,876
Females Applied
1,455
Females Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

892
Males Applied
717
Males Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.63
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview
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
Other early decision plan December 5th December 20th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

37,820
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Fees

280
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

31,801
Avg. Financial Aid Package
33,750
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
24,055
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,199
Avg. Loan Aid
21,483
Avg. Grant Aid
27,055
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,250
Total undergrad students
8%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.56%
Black or African American 23.84%
White or Caucasian 37.76%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8%
Asian 4.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.16%
Two or more races 1.76%
Other 13.36%

Gender

Male (41.12%)
Female (58.88%)

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 57%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

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