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Admission to the Urban Leadership Program is competitive. Decisions regarding admission are based on review of a written application, as well as an interview with the Urban Leadership Director and a member of the Program. The committee evaluates candidates on the basis of commitment to leadership-related study, the desire for leadership understanding and application, extra-curricular participation, academic record and other experience. Successful applicants are notified following the interview process.

Applicants must be full-time Oglethorpe students with a 2.8 GPA to qualify for admission to the Urban Leadership Program. Freshmen may apply with acceptance provisional pending Fall GPA results.

Applicants to the Program should be willing to undertake the four component courses including the issue-oriented internship connected to the Community Issues Forum in order to qualify for the Certificate in Urban Leadership upon graduation. Other requirements include completion of a Leadership Portfolio and submission of a paper each semester relating the studentís experience as a Leader in Action.

Download the Urban Leadership Application

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