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Oglethorpe University

Admissions

Oglethorpe Says...

The Admission policy of Oglethorpe University is based on an individual selection process. Early application and timely deposits are the best way to secure a space in the incoming class. Deadlines: Early Action, December 5. Regular Decision, February 1, applications are accepted after February 1 on a "space-available" basis. Along with the applic... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

4484 Peachtree Road N.E.

Atlanta, GA 30319

United States

Phone: 404-364-8307

Fax: 404-364-8491

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Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 72
SAT:
% Submitting Score:76%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:520 - 630
     Math Middle 50%:510 - 610
     Writing Middle 50%:490 - 610
ACT:
% Submitting Score:52%
     ACT Middle 50%:22 - 27
Average High School GPA:3.49
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:28.36%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:25.37%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:22.14%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:11.7%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:10.94%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:1.12%
     % with GPA 1.0 - 1.99:0.37%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:20%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:55%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:86%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:79%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 4,403
Total applicants who are accepted: 2,455
Total of accepted students who enroll: 281
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Application Process
Application Fee: $50.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Early Action Application Deadline: 11/15
Early Action Notification Date: 12/05
Early Action Plan Restrictive: No
Notification Begins: 12/05
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/1
Housing Deposit Amount: $200.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: Yes, in full
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 1 semester
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Important
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Very important
Application Essay:Important
Recommendation(s):Important
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Important
Extracurricular Activities:Important
Talent / Ability:Considered
Character / Personal Qualities:Considered
First Generation:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Not Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Not Considered
Volunteer Work:Important
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Important
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     English:4
     Mathematics:3
     Science:2
     Social Studies:3
Academic Units Recommended:
     Foreign Language:2
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    72
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    520 - 630
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    510 - 610
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    490 - 610
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    22 - 27
  • Average HS GPA:
    3.49
  • Early Action Application Deadline:
    11/15
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