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Private vs. Public: Doing the Math

Have you ever found yourself in this situation? You’re having a conversation and the subject of choosing a college comes up. You suggest Oglethorpe University and talk about the great professors, the small classes and the beautiful campus. The response? “I wish we could afford it, but we’re only looking at big state schools because […]

College costs: The rest of the story – Atlanta Business Chronicle

Growing up, I was a huge fan of talk radio. One of the voices I remember quite fondly from my childhood was that of Paul Harvey, whose well-known program “The Rest of the Story” would present the little-known facts of an otherwise well-known story.

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Student Loan Debt Rankings – School Level | LendEDU

Student Loan Debt Rankings – School Level Quick Navigation IntroductionOverall Student Loan Debt Rankings for 4-Year Colleges & UniversitiesStudent Loan Debt Rankings for Public 4-Year Colleges & UniversitiesStudent Loan Debt Rankings for Private 4-Year Colleges & Universities IntroductionNote: These rankings are part of LendEDU’s Student Loan Debt By School By State Report.

Oglethorpe among USA Today’s 2017 Best Colleges Nationwide

USA Today’s annual college rankings, prepared by College Factual, includes Oglethorpe University among its 2017 Best Colleges Nationwide for “Top Quality Overall” and “Best Colleges for the Money”. These rankings compare all four-year institutions, regardless of whether they are designated as liberal arts colleges or research universities, and evaluate quality of education and value, based on total […]

Oglethorpe education is low on risk, high on reward

Washington Monthly 2017: Oglethorpe a top liberal arts school & “best bang for the buck”

Washington Monthly has once again ranked Oglethorpe University among its top U.S. liberal arts colleges and a Best Bang for the Buck in the Southeast, the “exclusive list of schools that best help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices.”

Oglethorpe makes the grade in Forbes “America’s Top Colleges”

Oglethorpe one of best in country in helping freshmen financially

Oglethorpe University was listed by The Student Loan Report among the nation’s best private colleges in providing financial aid to freshman. Hundreds of private institutions across the country were measured and evaluated based solely on the average financial aid awarded to freshmen. Financial aid was defined as federal student loans, education grants and scholarships awarded to […]

Oglethorpe a “Best Buy”

Oglethorpe awarded top score for financial responsibility

The U.S. Department of Education recently released its annual financial responsibility composite scores for private colleges and universities, awarding Oglethorpe the highest score of 3.0. Based on audited financial reports from 2014-15, these scores measure a school’s overall financial strength and help to determine their eligibility to award federal financial aid.