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Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, Georgia

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Overview

Student Population
1,264
Oglethorpe University overview
Location Atlanta, Georgia
Online oglethorpe.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Oglethorpe University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Oglethorpe University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 2,327 prospective students applied, and 1,572 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 401 enrolled in the school.  1,212 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 52 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $39,300 plus fees of $280. Ogelthorpe is ranked 625 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
4/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

Ogelthorpe is rated within the lower 47% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Oglethorpe University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
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SAT 1110/1280
ACT 22/28
GPA 3.55
Applications Accepted
67.6% 
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Applications Due Aug 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$39,300
Costs for Oglethorpe University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$280
Room and Board $13,400
Budget for Other Expenses$2,750
Total One Year Cost$56,930

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$49,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
48% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Oglethorpe University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 25%
English and Literature 21%
Social Sciences 12%
Psychology 10%
History 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140696 IPEDS survey data for Oglethorpe University.

Current students may use the Oglethorpe University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.