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Oglethorpe aid to international students among highest in nation

Oglethorpe University was recognized among the top colleges nationwide for providing financial aid to international students by LendEDU, a marketplace for student loans and student loan refinance. After analyzing data licensed from Peterson’s Financial Aid Database to determine which schools offer the most financial aid to international students, LendEDU ranked Oglethorpe in the top 25-percent of more […]

Omicron Delta Kappa taps 14 into leadership society

Fourteen members of the Oglethorpe University community, including students, faculty, staff and a trustee, were tapped this week to be inducted into the national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa: Syeda Bano Julissa Canas-Escobar Sarah Collum Benna Curole Hannah Dattilo Deon Heavens Ryan Holtzen Margaret Light Bethany Malskis Linda Simpson Jax Wright Dr. Amanda Printz Whooley […]

Academic Advising receives national recognition

The Oglethorpe Academic Success team was invited to the National Academic Advising Association’s Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona where three members of the department presented advising proposals as part of informational sessions. “The image we hoped we presented of Oglethorpe at this national conference is that although we are a small liberal arts university, we are on the forefront […]

College Factual lists Oglethorpe with southeast’s best

Oglethorpe is once again one of the southeast’s institutes of “Top Quality,” according to College Factual, a college choice resource that evaluates more than 1,700 four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. to create annual rankings based on quality, value and other factors. College Factual is among the many groups who have recognized the university for […]

U.S. News & World Report lists Oglethorpe among nation’s best liberal arts colleges in 2019

The annual U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings calls Oglethorpe University one of the nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges. Oglethorpe continues to be ranked highly with high school counselors, who were asked to evaluate the reputations of National Liberal Arts Colleges and identify which they think offer the best undergraduate education to their students. U.S. News asked the high school counselors […]

Oglethorpe’s “environment” ranked highly by Wall Street Journal & Times Higher Education

Oglethorpe University was again included in the The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education U.S. College Rankings, an annual, student-focused assessment of colleges and universities that emphasizes student success and learning in an effort to measure institutions’ “educational impact.” In the 2019 WSJ/THE rankings of 968 colleges and universities nationwide, Oglethorpe was noted as an institution that provides an inclusive learning […]

Oglethorpe graduates’ average student loan debt among lowest in nation

Oglethorpe is among colleges nationwide with the lowest average student loan debt per borrower for the Class of 2017. LendEDU, a marketplace for student loans and student loan refinance, ranks Oglethorpe University as the 199th best private college nationwide for the lowest student loan debt per borrower out of more than 1,110 college and universities analyzed.  “Oglethorpe is […]

Oglethorpe skyrockets in Washington Monthly’s rankings

Oglethorpe jumped more than 100 spots to claim the #65 ranking among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges in this year’s Washington Monthly College Guide & Rankings out this week. The annual rankings measure schools based on what they are doing for the country and “the public good”—by improving social mobility, producing research, and promoting public service—using […]

Oglethorpe is a College Consensus best liberal arts college

College Consensus released its 2018 guide to the Top Consensus Ranked National Liberal Arts Colleges and Oglethorpe University is on the list. As College Consensus describes it, “the best liberal arts colleges in the nation keep the spirit of traditional college education alive, while reinventing the classical humanities and sciences for the 21st century. The top […]