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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 […]

Oglethorpe receives national awards for fundraising achievement

Oglethorpe recently picked up two 2019 Educational Fundraising Awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), a global association for professionals in advancement and fundraising. The Educational Fundraising Awards recognize exemplary fundraising programs and activities. They are awarded annually to institutions that have shown a pattern of growth in total support, donor […]

Oglethorpe employees recognized for commitment and positive impact

The annual Employee Appreciation Lunch celebrates the outstanding work and dedication of its employees throughout the year and recognizes milestone anniversaries. Congratulations to this year’s honorees! The 2018-19 Employee of the Year was presented to Associate Registrar Melinda Peerboom. The award recognizes the employee who has best demonstrated a commitment to exceptional quality, customer service, teamwork, creativity, […]

Oglethorpe named to Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll

Oglethorpe University is among only 78 colleges and universities in the U.S. named to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s 2019 Transfer Honor Roll. Phi Theta Kappa, the premier honor society for two-year college students, annually recognizes four-year colleges and universities for excellence and success in community college transfer pathway development. In fall 2018, Oglethorpe welcomed […]