U.S. News Ranks Oglethorpe Among the Nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges

U.S. News has released their annual list of the nation’s Best Colleges and Oglethorpe is ranked among the top 250 liberal arts colleges, at #164.

After 27 years of ranking colleges, the U.S. News list continues to be one of the most respected, with their many categories that help prospective students find the perfect fit for further education.

In addition to being ranked overall, Oglethorpe was also named by U.S. News as:

  • One of the top 40 National Liberal Arts Colleges for “ethnic diversity”
  • Among the best National Liberal Arts College in the nation, according to high school guidance counselors, experts in helping students to find where they will excel
  • Among the top National Liberal Arts Colleges in the category of best “A-Plus Schools for B Students”, where “spirit and hard work could make all the difference in admissions offices.” Oglethorpe’s commitment to providing the most  “relevant, rigorous education” possible ensures that even non-A students thrive.

In 2010, Oglethorpe was spotlighted by U.S. News in “Roadtrip: Oglethorpe University,” an article that profiled the university’s “stories of community spirit.”

Forbes Ranks Oglethorpe Among America’s Best Colleges

Oglethorpe was ranked by Forbes as one of America’s Best Colleges 2010 (#353 of only 610 schools included.) Colleges’ rankings are based on “quality of the education they provide, the experiences of the students and how much they achieve.” View more information about Oglethorpe’s ranking. View full article and all rankings.

This recognition came on the heels of Princeton Review ranking Oglethorpe as a Best Southeastern College and on four national Top 20 lists.