International Student Admission
Office of Admission
4484 Peachtree Rd. NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30319-2797
International admission counselor:
+1 404-364-8307 (main office)
Heidi Barringer, Assistant Director of Admission
- Complete the Online Application for Admission
APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION >
- Official Transcripts
Transcripts must be submitted in English from all secondary education institutions attended. Oglethorpe may request that transcripts be evaluated by SpanTran prior to submission.
- Proof of Language Proficiency
Students must demonstrate English-language proficiency.
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- F-1 Visa Requirements
To proceed with the visa and immigration process, all students seeking an F-1 student visa must provide a copy of the picture page of their passport.
Declaration of Finances
To proceed with the visa and immigration process, all students seeking an F-1 student visa must demonstrate funding for at least one full-year at Oglethorpe. Funding may be demonstrated through the submission of bank statements from a student’s sponsor(s) (usually parents or guardians), and/or through the submission of an official letter from the bank certifying that the student has access to the requisite funds.
- Recommendation Letter
Students have the option to submit a letter of recommendation on their behalf from a teacher, counselor, coach, or other appropriate party. Letters of recommendation are not required for admission.
- Application Fee
There is no application fee if you apply Early Action by December 1 for students starting in the spring or July 1 is for fall enrollment. After that date, a $50 application fee is required. Please contact the Office of Admission if you are in need of a fee waiver.
|Enrolling||Completed application due|
|Fall semester||June 1|
|Spring semester||December 1|
Scholarships for International Students
All international students are automatically evaluated for merit-based scholarships starting at $19,000/year. Furthermore, after admission, students can complete the Internal Financial Aid Form to be eligible for additional need-based aid.
Frequently Asked Questions
Official transcripts and score reports can be sent directly from a counselor, secondary school administrator, or testing agency to the Office of Admission at [email protected].
If needed, transcripts can also be mailed or hand-delivered in a sealed envelope to the following address:
Office of Admission, Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA, 30319.
Copies of student passports, declaration of finances, and letters of recommendation can be uploaded by students directly into their online application at apply.oglethorpe.edu/apply, or sent via email to the Office of Admission at [email protected].
Yes! All international students are automatically evaluated for merit-based scholarships starting at $19,000/year. Furthermore, after admission, students can complete the Internal Financial Aid Form to be eligible for additional need-based aid.