Oglethorpe University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Oglethorpe University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,080 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1941 and is one of the 39 schools located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
27
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are offered at Oglethorpe University.

Oglethorpe University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 27 majors. The most popular concentrations are English and Literature, Psychology, Management, Education, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
81%
Oglethorpe University student retention rate is high at 81% (well above Georgia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Oglethorpe University is below average - 54%.

Student to faculty ratio at Oglethorpe University is pretty decent - 14:1. Learn more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,200
Average tuition charges are very high, $29,900 annually. The additional fees at Oglethorpe University beyond tuition are about $300; this makes it a total of $30,200 per year.

Read the details about Oglethorpe University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
83%
As reported in recent government data, 2,464 applications were submitted and 2,037 were accepted; so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Oglethorpe University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Oglethorpe University offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Oglethorpe University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Oglethorpe University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 700 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option.

Navy ROTC programs are available at Oglethorpe University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Oglethorpe University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Oglethorpe University Location and Maps



Post Address: Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30319-2797, USA
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