Oglethorpe University is on a 102-acre campus in a suburban setting in Atlanta, Georgia. Oglethorpe University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Oglethorpe University also has fraternities and sororities.
Oglethorpe University has a thriving Black Student Caucus. In fact, more students participate in Black Student Caucus than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Oglethorpe University include SGA, Oglethorpe South Asian Club (OSAC), Historical Martial Arts (HMA) and mOUthing Off Improv.
The Oglethorpe University community comes together each year for Boar's Head, Dead Day's Eve and Quadfest.
Oglethorpe University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Oglethorpe University students live on campus. In 2021, 60% of undergrads at Oglethorpe University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 40% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Oglethorpe University. There are 839 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,452 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 385 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Oglethorpe University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Oglethorpe University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Oglethorpe University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Golf||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Oglethorpe University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Oglethorpe University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Oglethorpe University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Oglethorpe University, take State Highway 141 to Atlanta, GA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport.
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