#9 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, Georgia

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Student Population
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 2,203 prospective students applied, and 1,358 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 329 enrolled in the school.  1,212 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 52 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $37,820 plus fees of $280. Ogelthorpe is ranked 607 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Ogelthorpe is rated within the lower 48% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1110/1290
ACT 22/27
GPA 3.55
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Aug 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Oglethorpe University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$280
Room and Board $13,200
Budget for Other Expenses$2,750
Total One Year Cost$55,250

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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.