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Oglethorpe, founded in 1835, is a private, comprehensive university. Its 118-acre campus, including buildings of neo-Gothic design, is located in Atlanta.

Website: oglethorpe.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,264
Undergraduate
Students
(57.2%) 723 Women
(42.8%) 541 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
62% of 2,203 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.59
SAT Math
583 average
540-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
619 average
570-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$60,410
Tuition and Fees
$41,410
Room and Board
$13,800
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Freshman Award
$36,811
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$35,732
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
65
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 33% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Atlanta Population
443,775
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Atlanta
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
53% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Stormy Petrel
Sororities
17% of women participate
Fraternities
17% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.7% Asian
26.3% Black/African-American
12.1% Hispanic/Latino
1.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
44.5% White
8.9% Unknown
International Students
8.8% from 28 countries
First-Year Students Returning
80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
36.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
68%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
22.0%
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