Oglethorpe University is a private, liberal arts college in Brookhaven, a northern suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. Originally chartered in 1835, it was named in honor of General James Edward Oglethorpe, founder of the Colony of Georgia.
Oglethorpe University (USA)
Founded in 1835, Oglethorpe University unites a close-knit campus community with big city culture and opportunities. Today, Oglethorpe enrolls 1,250 students, representing 33 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).