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Oglethorpe University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Atlanta, GA

Location and Setting


Atlanta Population
443,775
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Atlanta
Campus Size
102 acres

Weather

Temperature
31.5 average low in January, 85.8 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
53% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
47%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Stormy Petrel
School Colors
Old gold and black

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, lacrosse, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, black student caucus, sga, oglethorpe south asian club (osac), historical martial arts (hma), mouthing off improv
Sororities
17% of women participate
Fraternities
17% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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