Ogelthorpe Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Oglethorpe University
How hard is it to get into Ogelthorpe and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #23 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,253 out of 2,159 applicants were admitted making Ogelthorpe a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 32 percent. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Ogelthorpe SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT68%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||610|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1180|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||660|
|SAT Composite 75th||1370|
|Average SAT Score||1280|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Oglethorpe University?
Oglethorpe University typically requires applicants to be in the top 27 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1180 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1080. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1370 and Above||Good||>70%|
|1275 to 1370||Avg +||58%-70%|
|1180 to 1275||Avg -||45%-58%|
|1085 to 1180||Reach||32%-45%|
|Less than 1085||Low||<32%|
Ogelthorpe ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT53%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Ogelthorpe?
Admission data indicates that Ogelthorpe regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 53 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Oglethorpe University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>70%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||58%-70%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||45%-58%|
|19 to 22||Reach||32%-45%|
|Less than 19||Low||<32%|
Oglethorpe University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
55% of Oglethorpe University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||20%|
|Top 25% of class||55%|
|Top 50% of class||86%|
|Bottom 50% of class||14%|
|Bottom 25% of class||3%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||27%||27%|
What are the requirements for admission to Oglethorpe University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140696 IPEDS survey data for Oglethorpe University.