Oglethorpe University

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Oglethorpe University

Oglethorpe University

Oglethorpe University Student Essentials

Oglethorpe University Student Essentials Region: Setting: Type: Affiliation: Size: Mascot: Website: On-Campus Housing Available: Selectivity: In-State Tuition: Out-of-State Tuition: Retention Rate: Enrollment: Year Established:
Southeast
Large City Setting
Private
Not applicable
Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Stormy Petrels
www.oglethorpe.edu
Yes
Selective
$ 30,150
$ 30,150
81%
1,191
1835

About Oglethorpe University

With an enrollment around 1,000 and consistently strong academics, Oglethorpe University is the quintessential liberal arts school.



The university also takes pride in its “urban liberal arts” environment. Campus life at Oglethorpe is a small, tightly knit community, but the excitement and vastness of Atlanta is just around the corner.



Oglethorpe’s academics begin with an interdisciplinary core curriculum, which helps students gain a broad educational perspective. You can then choose from about 30 majors, or plan your own if none offered match your interests.



Oglethorpe University provides continuing education programs for students seeking to complete their degree. In this curriculum, which is designed for working adults, you can take classes in the evening and earn a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies or Business Administration. The school also offers a master’s degree program in Early Childhood Education.



In addition to these programs, Oglethorpe has a Certified Financial Planner course. Atlanta finance professionals teach this accelerated program, which gives you a first-hand look into the industry.



Most financial aid at Oglethorpe comes from federal sources, including Pell grants and Stafford loans. The university also sponsors several merit scholarships, the most prestigious of which is the full-tuition James Edward Oglethorpe Scholarship.

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Oglethorpe University 4 stars overall.

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Student Ratings

Alumnus - Grad Year 2002

Overall Rating

Oglethorpe is a small private liberal arts school. It has under 10,000 students. It is located in the Atlanta area near the Brookhaven MARTA station on Peachtree Industrial Blvd. The campus is small and may not have a large sports program or all the bells and whistles, but it does offer many opportunities for students to follow what they like. The school has really old style buildings and the front looks like a cross between a castle and a fort. The campus maybe small but the landscaping and building architecture makes up for it. I liked the fact the school was small and it was easy to get around campus.

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Oglethorpe University Map & Location

Oglethorpe University

4484 Peachtree Rd NE

Atlanta, GA 30319

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Getting Around Oglethorpe University

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10 walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Atlanta, GA

Winter Dec 51 31 Jan 49 28 Feb 54 32 Spring Mar 62 38 Apr 70 46 May 77 55 Summer Jun 84 64 Jul 87 68 Aug 86 67 Fall Sep 80 60 Oct 71 48 Nov 61 38

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students Freshman Class Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
1,131
275
1,191

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 8%
  • African American: 25%
  • Caucasian: 43%
  • Asian: 4%
  • Unknown and Other: 20%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian Asian Unknown and Other
8%
25%
43%
4%
20%
Undergraduate 95% Graduate 5% Full-Time 100% Part-Time 0% Women 59% Men 41% International 3% Domestic 97%

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