Oglethorpe University, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Atlanta, GA, a predominately suburban area. Oglethorpe University has an enrollment of approximately 1,200 students.
A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores within the range of 1520 (25th percentile) - 1850 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 22 (25th percentile) - 27 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants that get into this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Oglethorpe University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.23 - 3.52. This school has an acceptance rate of 56 percent with 11 percent of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at oglethorpe.edu.
Overall Oglethorpe University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013
The overall acceptance rate for Oglethorpe University was reported as 55.8% in Fall 2013 with over 4,400 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1520 - 1850
- ACT Scores: 22 - 27
- Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.52
How Hard Is It to Get into Oglethorpe University?
Applicant Selectivity: Medium
When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Oglethorpe University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.
Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Oglethorpe University has been getting much higher in the past few years.
Acceptance Rate By Year
- 2009-2010: 41.7%
- 2010-2011: 85.6%
- 2011-2012: 44.7%
- 2012-2013: 82.7%
- 2013-2014: 55.8%
- Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 63.8%
How Does Oglethorpe University Compare?
The acceptance rate for Oglethorpe University is zero percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates
|Agnes Scott College||66.9%|
|Clark Atlanta University||56.8%|
Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
- High School GPA Scores are Required
- High School Class Rankings are Recommended
- School Records are Required
- College Prep Classes are Required
- Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
- Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
- TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required
Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Oglethorpe University (Fall 2013)
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||520 - 630|
|Math||510 - 610|
|Writing||490 - 610|
|Total Score||1520 - 1850|
|English||0 - 0|
|Math||0 - 0|
|Composite Score||22 - 27|