Oglethorpe University

Housing Location Type Offers Scholarships Student Population Offers CLA
Available for Undergraduate Suburban Yes 1260 (Total) Yes
Degrees Offered Public/Private Institution Type Student Body Student Population
Bachelor Private Baccalaureate College Co-educational 100 (International)

Yearly Costs / ELS Level

Living Expenses
Degree Tuition Fees Housing ** Meals OtherExpenses I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds) ELS
Bachelor $$$$ $$ $ $$$$ 112
 I-20/Visa costs include Tuition, Housing, Meals and all other fees in USD
Housing cost may include meals and other expenses to equal Living Expenses


Oglethorpe University is located on a picturesque, historic campus just five miles north of the city center of Atlanta, Georgia. Oglethorpe is a small community defined by individualized learning opportunities and diverse perspectives. Our size and location allow students to tailor their experience to their needs and to have full access to all the professional opportunities and cultural diversity of the big city. Oglethorpe is Atlanta's premier liberal arts and sciences university, meaning we have specialty programs that range from Theatre Performance to Public Health to our Dual-Degree Engineering program with Georgia Tech. We also allow individually Planned Majors(IPM), which allow students to weave together their own unique curriculum based on their academic interests. Whether you want to be a neurosurgeon, a rocket scientist, a politician, or a CEO, Oglethorpe has a program for you! Many of our alumni work at prestigious organizations in Atlanta, including the CDC, Turner Broadcasting, Ernst & Young accounting, and the corporate offices of Porsche and Coca-Cola. Our students benefit socially and professionally from access to a global city. Atlanta is home to the 3rd largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies and more than 1,250 multinational corporations, include the Center for Disease Control(CDC) American Cancer Society, the Carter Center, Coca-Cola headquarters and many more. We're also home to the world's busiest airport, making travel convenient and accessible. Average Low Temperature (Winter) 15 F/ 7.2 C Average High Temperature (Summer) 90 F/ 32 C

Student life

Oglethorpe is all small school in a big city. We are all about pairing academic preparation with real-world experience. At Oglethorpe you will pursue an interdisciplinary curriculum in the classroom while also pursuing internships, service, study abroad, and leadership opportunities. This creates not only thoughtful and engaged members of a community, but impressive professionals. Looking for a small, tight knit community? Check out one of our more than 60 student organization and greek life chapters, browse our on-campus Museum of Art, or catch a game at our one of our varsity sporting events. Want to explore out the big city? Atlanta is one of the most dynamic and multi cultural cities in the U.S, and midtown is only 15 minutes from campus. Come visit us to learn more!