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Oglethorpe University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$49,090 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$35,000 tuition
$12,710 on campus room & board
$1,100 books and supplies
$280 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$49,090 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$35,000 tuition
$12,710 on campus room & board
$1,100 books and supplies
$280 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$19,736 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
38% get federal aid ($4,872 avg)
52% get state aid ($3,431 avg)
97% get institn'l aid ($19,736 avg)
81% get loans ($7,804 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.09% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.09% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $23,284 97%
Federal Grant Aid $4,872 38%
Pell Grants $4,649 38%
Other Federal Grants $1,447 6%
Institution Grant Aid $19,736 97%
State Grant Aid $3,431 52%
Student Loans $7,804 81%
Federal Loans $6,652 81%
Other Loans $12,340 8%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Oglethorpe University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
4484 Peachtree Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-2797
(404) 261-1441
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,467
Out of State $1,467


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Omari from Buford, GA
  • Sep-24-2016 I am a current student here

    Named in honor of General James Oglethorpe, founder of the Colony of Georgia. Beautiful architecture and very historical. Started in 1838

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  • 5
  • Kelly from Atlanta, GA
  • Jun-13-2014 I am a current student here

    If you have a decent scholarship, Oglethorpe is well worth your money. I wouldn't go anywhere else! Very few people pay the designated price tag, what with one thing and another -- most pay around 20 thousand dollars a semester, excluding housing costs, and the better students pay much less than that. If you take a full course load (i.e. 15 hours or more) every semester, you will have nothing to complain about in terms of value for the money spent. Further, as the professors are glad to assure you, a degree from Oglethorpe is not worth less than one from a better known school -- in fact, science majors from Oglethorpe are often preferred, even over Georgia Tech graduates! You are not wasting your money if you do well in your classes and major in a field that will give you good opportunities.

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  • 2
  • Alex from Lilburn, GA
  • Sep-23-2013 I am a current student here

    It is very expensive, almost $45,000 which is a lot for college education. This being said, I think that it should be less expensive or that the school should give more financial aid for those in need.

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  • 5
  • Alicia
  • Jun-19-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Oglethorpe is a well respected private school, yet the cost is not outrageous, especially with the financial aid they give.

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