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Colleges / Oglethorpe University

Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, GA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate81%

About Oglethorpe University

Oglethorpe University is a private, nonprofit university in the suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. Oglethorpe University was founded in 1835 and enrolls 1,446 undergrads and no graduate students.

Oglethorpe University Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into Oglethorpe University. The acceptance rate at Oglethorpe University is 81%. In 2022, 2,271 students applied to Oglethorpe University and 1,846 were admitted.

Oglethorpe University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 81%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 29%

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Oglethorpe University is located in the suburbs of Atlanta.

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College Info

4484 Peachtree Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30319-2797

Campus Setting: Suburban

Oglethorpe University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Oglethorpe University is Jul 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Oglethorpe University is Continuous processing.

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Oglethorpe University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1081 - 1270


Math SAT Range

530 - 620


Reading SAT Range

540 - 660

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1270 and Above


1081 to 1270


1081 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Oglethorpe University students is 25. Applicants with SAT scores of 1270 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Oglethorpe University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1081 to 1270 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1081 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Oglethorpe University.

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Wondering what life at Oglethorpe University is like? There are approximately 1,446 students enrolled at Oglethorpe University. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 81% percent are from GA and 19% percent of students are from other states.


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