Admissions Information

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school at Oglethorpe University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationoglethorpe.edu/admission/undergraduate-admission/
Online Applicationhttps://apply.oglethorpe.edu/apply/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 80.98% and the yield is 22.02%. 797 men and 1,474 women applied to Oglethorpe and 622 men and 1,223 women students were accepted. Among them, 143 men and 257 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants2,2777971,474
Admitted1,8446221,223
Enrolled406143257
Acceptance Rate 80.98%78.04%82.97%
Yield 22.02%22.99%21.01%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 116 students (29% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 90 students (22%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 660 and the 25th percentile is 540. The SAT Math score is 620 (75th) and 530 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 30 (75th percentile) and 24 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing540660
SAT Math530620
ACT Composite2430
ACT Math2227
ACT English2432
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Oglethorpe University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,208, ACT: 73 - private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Oglethorpe University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Oglethorpe Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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