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Oglethorpe recognized for transfer student success

Oglethorpe University is among only 122 colleges and universities in the U.S. named to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s 2020 Transfer Honor Roll. The premier honor society for two-year college students, Phi Theta Kappa annually recognizes four-year colleges and universities for excellence and success in community college transfer pathway development. At Oglethorpe this year, transfer students […]

Oglethorpe ranked among Best Colleges for Financial Aid

Oglethorpe University is among the top colleges nationwide for providing financial aid to its students, according to LendEDU, a marketplace for student loans and student loan refinance. After analyzing data from the National Center for Education Statistics and Peterson’s Financial Aid Dataset, LendEDU ranked Oglethorpe at 127th of the best overall colleges for financial aid […]

College Factual says Oglethorpe is “best of the best” in diversity and focused English program

The 2020 College Factual College rankings have Oglethorpe University among the top tier of schools nationwide in diversity and “focused” programs. Publications like U.S. News & World Report and Washington Monthly have recognized the university for its diversity, and now College Factual ranks Oglethorpe in the top 15% of colleges. The ranking measures ethnic, geographic […]

Hammack School of Business gets extra honor from Colleges of Distinction

Oglethorpe has been recognized by Colleges of Distinction, a national guide to colleges that highlights innovative learning opportunities at top schools, for the 2019-2020 academic year, and its growing business program has earned the school further recognition among the nation’s top schools. Colleges of Distinction honors institutions whose business degrees are multidisciplinary in nature and loaded with […]

Oglethorpe makes U.S. News 2020 list of best liberal arts colleges, stands out in diversity and social mobility

Oglethorpe University is one of the nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings. Last year, U.S. News added a social mobility ranking, and Oglethorpe is once again one of the best performing liberal arts schools in the country in that category. Social mobility measures the economic diversity of […]

Forbes includes Oglethorpe in “America’s Top Colleges 2019”

Oglethorpe continues to be recognized in national rankings—and once again, Forbes has named Oglethorpe to its “America’s Top Colleges” list. The annual ranking evaluates the direct benefits a college or university provides its students, favoring variables like alumni salary, graduation rate and student satisfaction over acceptance rate, endowment and freshmen SAT scores. Forbes includes only 15% […]

Oglethorpe named to Princeton Review’s Best Colleges 2020

Oglethorpe University was selected again as one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review. The well-known education services company lists Oglethorpe in its 2020 Best Colleges: Region by Region—recommended schools that are “academically outstanding and well worth consideration” in a college search. Only 142 colleges in 12 Southeastern states made the list. […]