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Oglethorpe University


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Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319-2797
General Information404-261-1441
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedBachelor's degree
Campus SettingSuburb, Large
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 1,155 (1,083 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio16 to 1

Mission Statement

Oglethorpe University provides a superior education in the liberal arts and sciences and selected professional disciplines in a coeducational- largely residential- small-college environment within a dynamic urban setting. Oglethorpe’s academically rigorous programs emphasize intellectual curiosity- individual attention and encouragement- close collaboration among faculty and students- and active learning in relevant field experiences. Oglethorpe is committed to supporting the success of all students in a diverse community characterized by civility- caring- inquiry- and tolerance. Oglethorpe’s talented- self-reliant- and motivated graduates are prepared to make a life and to make a living- to grow as life-long learners- and to be energetic and intelligent contributors in a rapidly changing world.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
3 percent or less
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 430
Instructional 430
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0