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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 […]

Photos: Scholarship Weekend welcomes future students and parents to campus

Approximately 300 students and more than 400 parents attended Scholarship Weekend at Oglethorpe University, where the future Petrels participated in seminars and competed for full-tuition scholarships through presentations and interviews. Students were selected to attend the annual competition by the Admission Office, and nominated based on academic credentials, extra-curricular activities, leadership experience, a personal essay […]

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 […]

Oglethorpe University to Match Flagship State Tuition in All 50 States for Qualified Students

Oglethorpe University is launching Flagship 50, a groundbreaking merit tuition scholarship program open to students across the country. Beginning fall semester 2019, Oglethorpe will match the in-state tuition at the flagship institution of each U.S. state for qualified incoming freshmen. “Many students and their families believe they must attend a large state school because they […]

Photos: New Petrels get oriented

More than 100 incoming students attended the summer’s final Making a Petrel (MAP) Day today. The event allows new Petrels to discuss class schedules with a Compass Advisor, see on-campus residence halls and get connected with current students and faculty. Parents are also in attendance to learn the ins-and-outs of Oglethorpe so they know what to expect for their new enrollees. […]

Photos: MAP Day anoints new Petrels

More than 100 incoming students attended the summer’s second Making a Petrel (MAP) Day last Friday. The event allows new Petrels to discuss class schedules with a Compass Advisor, see on-campus residence halls and get connected with current students and faculty. Parents are also in attendance to learn the ins-and-outs of Oglethorpe so they know what to expect for their new […]

Oglethorpe announces full-tuition Hammack Scholarship for business-related study

Oglethorpe University is launching the new Hammack Scholarship, a full-tuition award open to incoming freshmen who will major in business-related fields such as accounting, business administration, economics, and human resources management. The Hammack Scholarship recognizes an outstanding record of academic achievement, pursuit of entrepreneurial or business-related opportunities, and the desire to major in a business […]

Oglethorpe among Georgia’s most beautiful campuses

To no surprise to anyone who has set foot on our picturesque 100-acre campus, Oglethorpe University has been named among LendEDU’s Top 30 Most Beautiful College Campuses in Georgia. LendEDU evaluated the 115+ colleges and universities in Georgia using a unique ranking equation based on the following criteria: – Architecture and Grounds – Campus Location – […]