|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Students with disability||6%|
|Student to faculty ratio||16:1|
|Dormitory capacity||678 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Oglethorpe University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,689 applications and 1,358 students were granted admission. Oglethorpe University is at the #78 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 60% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 56% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1020 to 1230|
|ACT||22 to 27|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Oglethorpe University's tuition was $35,000 for all students regardless of residency (30.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Oglethorpe University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 44% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,697 (which is 6.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Oglethorpe University in 2016-2017, was 278, which is 86% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,113 (which is 3.7% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Oglethorpe University has enrolled a total of 1,184 students (1,113 students full-time and 71 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,184 students, 70 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Black/African American: 21%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 20%
Non-resident alien: 9%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Oglethorpe University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||51%||38|
|English Language And Literature/letters||5%||4|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||3%||2|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||2|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||0%||0|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||0%||0|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||0%||0|
|Mathematics And Statistics||0%||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Oglethorpe University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Oglethorpe University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,700. Last year, out of the total 272 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 242 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 316 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 269 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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