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USA Today reports Oglethorpe one of nation’s most diverse, top quality universities of 2018

USA Today’s annual college rankings, prepared by College Factual, named Oglethorpe University one of the southeast’s best in “Top Overall Quality.” College Factual is a college choice resource that evaluates more than 1,300 four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. to create annual rankings based on quality, value and other factors, Oglethorpe also scored an “A” in […]

U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2018: Oglethorpe makes best liberal arts list

Oglethorpe University was once again recognized as one of the nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the annual U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Ranking. 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 […]

Washington Monthly 2017: Oglethorpe a top liberal arts school & “best bang for the buck”

Washington Monthly has once again ranked Oglethorpe University among its top U.S. liberal arts colleges and a Best Bang for the Buck in the Southeast, the “exclusive list of schools that best help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices.” Washington Monthly’s annual College Guide & Rankings measures schools based on what they are doing for the country and […]

The Princeton Review names Oglethorpe among Best Colleges 2018

Oglethorpe University was named one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review. The well-known education services company lists Oglethorpe in its 2018 Best Colleges: Region by Region—recommended schools that are “academically outstanding and well worth consideration” in a college search. Only 140 colleges in 12 Southeastern states made the list. Oglethorpe student feedback […]

Oglethorpe makes the grade in Forbes “America’s Top Colleges”

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. America’s Top Colleges 2017 […]

Oglethorpe a “Best Buy” in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018

Oglethorpe University has been named a Best Buy school in the 2018 edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges. For more than 30 years, Fiske Guide to Colleges has identified a select group of colleges and universities that offer the best academic experience for an affordable cost, for its annual Best Buy list. The tradition continues […]

Brazilian government bestows top civilian honor on Oglethorpe alumnus

Alumnus bestowed civic award On April 19th, 2017, Cemal Özgörkey ’84 was entered into the Order of Rio Branco by the Government of Brazil as a civil servant and honorary consul. Özgörkey is the chairman of Özgörkey Holding and a member of Oglethorpe’s Board of Trustees. Along with his induction, Özgörkey will be presented with a medal in Istanbul […]

Oglethorpe President among Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “2017 Power 100”

Oglethorpe University President Larry Schall is among Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2017 Power 100, an annual special section naming Atlanta’s 100 most influential people of 2017, as selected by the Chronicle’s editors. The Chronicle’s list spans leaders in business, government and not-for-profits, but does not include media celebrities, pop stars, athletes or religious leaders. “On a list […]