International

International

International Student Admission

Mailing address:
Office of Admission
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Rd. NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30319-2797

International admission counselor:
+1 404-364-8307 (main office)

Apply for Admission

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

  • 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 Josef Silney & Associates prior to submission.
  • Proof of Language Proficiency
    Students must demonstrate English-language proficiency.
    SEE LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS >
  • F-1 Visa Requirements
    Passport
    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.

    SEE ADDITIONAL F-1 VISA REQUIREMENTS >

  • 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 November 15th. After November 15th, a $50 application fee is required. Please contact the Office of Admission if you are in need of a fee waiver.

 

Scholarships for International Students

All international students are automatically evaluated for merit awards up to $21,000. Furthermore, after admission, students can complete the International Student Financial Aid Form to be eligible for additional need-based aid.

LEARN MORE ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS AND AID FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS >

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Official transcripts and score reports can be sent directly from a counselor, secondary school administrator, or testing agency to Kellie Beal, Admission Counselor, at kbeal@oglethorpe.edu

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 Kellie Beal, Admission Counselor, at kbeal@oglethorpe.edu.

Yes! All international students are automatically evaluated for merit awards up to $21,000. Furthermore, after admission, students can complete the International Student Financial Aid Form to be eligible for additional need-based aid.

Only students who are seeking F-1 student visas are considered international for admissions purposes. However, undocumented students are eligible to complete the International Student Financial Aid Form for additional need-based aid.