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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. […]

Kiplinger includes Oglethorpe in ‘Best College Values, 2019’

Kiplinger has released its annual ‘Best College Values’, putting Oglethorpe on its list of U.S. colleges and universities that offer “a high-quality education at an affordable price”. Oglethorpe is among 149 private liberal arts colleges on the list of 500 public and private institutions nationwide. Kiplinger evaluates academic measures, including the student-to-faculty ratio, the test […]

Atlanta Business Chronicle names Oglethorpe’s President Schall among ‘Most Admired’ Atlanta CEOs

Oglethorpe University President Larry Schall has been selected as one of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Most Admired CEOs for 2019. These annual awards honor local leaders who have demonstrated a strong record of innovation and vision, outstanding financial performance, a commitment to culture in the workplace, and who have made significant contributions to the metro community. […]

Oglethorpe among Fiske’s top 20 ‘best buy’ schools nationwide

The Fiske Guide to Colleges has once again included Oglethorpe University among its “Best Buy” colleges and universities in the country. Oglethorpe is the only school in Georgia—public or private—to make Fiske’s 2020 list of just 10 private and 10 public colleges and universities nationwide. This is the third consecutive year Oglethorpe has appeared on […]