About Oglethorpe University
Where students learn to make a life, make a living and make a difference
Founded in 1835, Oglethorpe University is a liberal arts and sciences university that unites a close-knit campus community with big city culture and opportunities. Today, Oglethorpe enrolls 1,150 students, representing 32 states and 38 countries. We’ve also been ranked:
- #33 among America’s most entrepreneurial colleges (Forbes).
- #48 out of 1,223 for “Best Value” nationwide (USA Today/Wall Street Journal).
- #56 out of all liberal arts colleges in the nation for our contribution to the public good (Washington Monthly).
- #148 among America’s best national liberal arts colleges (US News and World Report).