Niche has ranked Oglethorpe University among the most diverse colleges in Georgia—and in the country—topping Georgia State University, Georgia Institute of Technology and Kennesaw State University.
Earning an “A” in diversity, Oglethorpe was listed in the top five Georgia colleges and 66th nationally, of the 1713 U.S. colleges evaluated and based on the most recent data available from the U.S. Department of Education.
The Most Diverse Colleges ranking, according to Niche.com, provides a comprehensive assessment of the socio-economic, ethnic, and geographic diversity and overall level of tolerance on campus. This grade takes into account key factors such as student and faculty ethnicity, proportion of international students, and student reviews in an attempt to measure the scope and culture of diversity on campus.
What helped Oglethorpe to earn this distinction?
- 35% are students of color
- 59% are women and 41% men
- Students represent 32 states and 38 countries
- 91% receive need-based aid
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