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Oglethorpe University is an independent, highly-selective, coeducational liberal arts institution of just over 1,100 students from more than 34 different states and 36 different countries emphasizing the preparation of the humane generalist needed by a complex and changing society. The faculty is dedicated to teaching, thus providing a true learning environment in the university's primary programs of the liberal arts and sciences, business administration and teacher education. In addition to traditional classroom experience, Oglethorpe students are encouraged to extend their learning through real-world experience, using the city of Atlanta as a learning laboratory.

Students, faculty and alumni take pride in Oglethorpe's history and meaning and strive to continue the Oglethorpe Tradition.  We encourage you to read on and discover how we have become the university we are today. 




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