Mission & Accreditation
Atlanta’s Oglethorpe University is committed to teaching excellence in an inclusive learning environment. We prepare students for success in professional endeavors as responsible and productive contributors to a global society.
Oglethorpe University will be internationally recognized for academic excellence and setting the standard as a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative community. Guided by our immersive curricula, we will prepare students to become ethical, critical thinkers that embrace innovation to create positive transformation in our society.
Learn more about Oglethorpe University’s core values and 2022-2027 Strategic Plan: Distinctive and Distinguished.
Oglethorpe University is a candidate for accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Oglethorpe University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the status of Oglethorpe University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033- 4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website.