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Oglethorpe Among Best Colleges in 2015 USA Today Rankings

USA Today‘s annual college rankings, prepared by College Factual, named Oglethorpe among best colleges nationwide and in the state of Georgia. Oglethorpe also ranked high among Best Nationwide Colleges For Your Money, and Best College Diversity, both overall and in category of ethnic diversity. USA Today’s Best Colleges rankings measure the quality of education a student […]

Washington Monthly Ranks Oglethorpe Among Top Liberal Arts Colleges

Washington Monthly ranked Oglethorpe University #71 among liberal arts colleges in the U.S. for “contribution to the public good”. The magazine’s annual College Guide & Rankings evaluates universities in three broad categories: Social Mobility – recruiting and graduating low-income students Research – producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs Service – encouraging students to give back to their country Read more […]

The Princeton Review Names Oglethorpe Among 2016 Best Colleges

Oglethorpe University was named one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review. The well-known education services company lists Oglethorpe among its “Best in the Southeast” recommended schools in its 2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region. Only 140 colleges in 12 Southeastern states made The Princeton Review’s “Best in the Southeast” list […]

FORBES Ranks Oglethorpe University Among America’s Most Entrepreneurial Colleges

FORBES has ranked Oglethorpe University among top colleges in the U.S. and #33 among America’s Most Entrepreneurial Colleges 2015. FORBES determines the country’s most entrepreneurial schools based on the entrepreneurial ratios – the total number of alumni and students who have identified themselves as founders and business owners on LinkedIn, divided by the school’s student body (undergraduate and graduate combined). The list […]

OU Biology Students Gain Graduate-level Research Experience

For two Oglethorpe students, a typical day in the lab where they were interning consisted of reading research papers, writing a few grant submissions, and carrying out experiments. But it was not just any lab; it was a part of Mercer University’s College of Pharmacy, one of the top pharmacy colleges in the nation. During […]

Student Engagement at Oglethorpe Earns National Recognition as College of Distinction

Innovative learning opportunities at Oglethorpe University grew in 2014–2015, earning the school recognition among the nation’s Colleges of Distinction, a national guide to colleges that highlights innovative learning opportunities at top schools. Oglethorpe students earned college credit and valuable life experience while participating in Atlanta Laboratory for Learning (A_LAB) led initiatives, such as Oglethorpe’s LeadAbroad programs, […]

Dr. W. Irwin Ray, Jr. Receives Award for Teaching Excellence

Dr. W. Irwin Ray, Jr., senior lecturer in music and director of music, was honored with the 2015 Vulcan Materials Company Teaching Excellence Award at Oglethorpe University’s commencement ceremony in May. Established in 1991, the Vulcan Teaching Excellence Awards annually honor an outstanding professor on selected member campuses of the Georgia Independent College Association. The […]