Oglethorpe University
#1618 Overall Influence#643 Desirability Rank

Oglethorpe University

Private liberal arts college in Brookhaven, GA, USA

Oglethorpe University Rankings

Oglethorpe University is a private liberal arts college in Brookhaven, Georgia. Originally chartered in 1835, it was named in honor of General James Edward Oglethorpe, founder of the Colony of Georgia.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

2,203

Acceptance

62%

Graduation Rate

47%

Median SAT Score

1200

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$37,820

Fees (in-state)

$280

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$19,145
30K-48K$18,660
48K-75K$20,921
75K-110K$23,405
110K+$23,963

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$49,400

Employed

88%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

4484 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta GA 30319-2797

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

52 per 100k

Violent Crime

11 per 100k

What is Oglethorpe University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#1133 World Rank #494 USA Rank
Biology
#1360 World Rank #528 USA Rank
Literature
#1750 World Rank #544 USA Rank
Engineering
#958 World Rank #547 USA Rank
Business
#1011 World Rank #552 USA Rank
Psychology
#1475 World Rank #564 USA Rank
Philosophy
#2117 World Rank #596 USA Rank
Economics
#2153 World Rank #604 USA Rank
Physics
#1978 World Rank #666 USA Rank
Chemistry
#1241 World Rank #687 USA Rank
History
#1637 World Rank #760 USA Rank
Political Science
#1914 World Rank #762 USA Rank
Sociology
#2301 World Rank #763 USA Rank
Mathematics

Other areas of influence

#1079 World Rank #325 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#1174 World Rank #576 USA Rank
Law
#1314 World Rank #750 USA Rank
Social Work
#1578 World Rank #927 USA Rank
Nursing
#1718 World Rank #718 USA Rank
Medical
#1746 World Rank #788 USA Rank
Education
#1751 World Rank #700 USA Rank
Anthropology
#1944 World Rank #1051 USA Rank
Communications
#2054 World Rank #956 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#2872 World Rank #1770 USA Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are Oglethorpe University's Most influential alumni?

Oglethorpe University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Psychology, and Earth Sciences. Oglethorpe University’s most academically influential people include Sidney Lanier, William J. Sasnett, and Diana Fleischman.

Sidney Lanier
Sidney Lanier

American musician, poet

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William J. Sasnett

President of Auburn University

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Diana Fleischman

Evolutionary biologist

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Vincent Sherman
Vincent Sherman

Film director

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Hugh P. Thompson

American judge

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Thomas Anthony Thacher
Thomas Anthony Thacher

American classical philologist

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Benjamin M. Palmer
Benjamin M. Palmer

American minister and activist

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Christopher J. McFadden

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John G. Blowers Jr.
John G. Blowers Jr.

American musician

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Samuel B. McKee

Politician

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John Burke
John Burke

Pianist and composer

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Frances Bemis

American murder victim

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