Oglethorpe University

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world rank  3428

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University Overview

Established in 1835, Oglethorpe University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Atlanta (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Georgia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Oglethorpe University (Oglethorpe) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Oglethorpe University (Oglethorpe) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 185 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym Oglethorpe
Founded 1835
Motto Nescit Cedere
He does not know how to give up
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 4484 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta (population range: 250,000-499,999)
30319-2797 Georgia
United States
T +1 (404) 364 8307
F +1 (404) 364 8491

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 4484 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta 30319-2797
+1 (404) 364 8455
800 428 4484

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Oglethorpe University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020