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
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.