Oglethorpe University

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Global Influence / U.S. Influence
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Most Desirable School
Private college in Brookhaven, Georgia

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About Oglethorpe University

According to Wikipedia, Oglethorpe University is a private college in Brookhaven, Georgia. It was chartered in 1835 and named in honor of General James Edward Oglethorpe, founder of the Colony of Georgia. History Oglethorpe University was chartered in 1834 in Midway, just south of Milledgeville, then the state capital. The school was built and, at that time, governed by the Presbyterian Church, making it one of the South's earliest denominational institutions. The American Civil War led to the school's closing in 1862.

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Oglethorpe University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
2,27781%58%119025

How Much Does Oglethorpe University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$42,754
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$18,750
30K - 48K$20,482
48K - 75K$21,299
75K - 110K$25,687
110K+$24,756

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Oglethorpe University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Oglethorpe University, then you can expect to earn an average of $49,400 per year. You also have a 88% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Oglethorpe University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
1,5231,523

Where is Oglethorpe University?

Oglethorpe University is located at 4484 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta GA 30319-2797

How Safe is Oglethorpe University?

Atlanta has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Oglethorpe University Known For?

Oglethorpe University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Oglethorpe University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Oglethorpe University's Most Influential Alumni?

Oglethorpe University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, History, and Business. Here are some of Oglethorpe University's most famous alumni:

Dar'shun Kendrick
An American congresswoman in Georgia.
Thomas Anthony Thacher
Thomas Anthony Thacher
An American classical philologist.
Luke Appling
Luke Appling
An American baseball player and coach .
Sidney Lanier
Sidney Lanier
An American musician, poet.
Emily S. Gurley
An American epidemiologist.
Vincent Sherman
Vincent Sherman
An American film director .
Benjamin Morgan Palmer
Benjamin Morgan Palmer
An American minister and activist .
Diana Fleischman
An Evolutionary biologist.
Christopher J. McFadden
An American judge.
Margaret Elizabeth Ashley-Towle
An American archaeologist.
Peter Zack Geer
An American politician.
Hugh P. Thompson
An American judge.

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