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Reviews 382 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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3 College Junior

Athletics: The athletic facility could use some repairs and space.

1 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: There is no off campus housing selection at my school.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Off-Campus dining is great and easy to get too, very diverse.

3 College Junior

Administration: The administration help out but have to be pestered in order to do so.

3 College Junior

Scholarships: I'm very thankful for all my scholarships but the school's tuition continues to be raised significantly and the scholarships are not increasing at a fast enough rate.

3 College Junior

Party Scene: Its a college party, everyone is sloppy and a mess.

2 College Junior

Campus Food: I don't eat at the cafeteria because the food usually sucks.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: I do not live on Campus but I do know that the rooms are spacious.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Enjoy the small size of classes. You get to know your instructors. My classes have been very interactive and related to real life.

3 College Junior

Athletics: Could be better, but not too bad.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Average mix of food options

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Not much crime on campus. Any concerns are communicated to students via email

3 College Junior

Party Scene: No a high level of parties. Students tend to be focused on studies and parties are more intimate to specific activity groups.

3 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Diverse backgrounds with international flare

4 College Junior

Administration: I have had a very positive experience. Very helpful and flexible administration.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I am still working on it. I could use the help.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Local Area: I have only been there a few times, but I like it.

1 person found this useful Report
5 Niche User

Off-Campus Dining: being in atlanta makes it easy to dine off-campus and relatively cheap

2 people found this useful Report
5 Niche User

Health & Safety: the environment is great and doesn't pose a threat to my health and safety

2 people found this useful Report
4 Niche User

Majors: there isn't much pressure on deciding on a major and it's easy to change your mind

2 people found this useful Report
3 Niche User

Greek Life: there is much emphasis put on greek life but it doesnt get in the way of everything else

1 person found this useful Report
4 Niche User

Athletics: the athletic department isn't too big and it doesn't overshadow the rest of the school

1 person found this useful Report
2 Niche User

Off-Campus Housing: everyone is expected to live on campus for the first 3 years, and unless you already have a place, the school wont offer any help finding off-campus housing

College Freshman

Party Scene: I couldn't say; I've not been to one yet.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: There are not really any major problems the school is fairly good about prevention and help for those that need it


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Oglethorpe is unusual but only in the best of ways. The education is great, and the environment is supportive, but a stay at Oglethorpe requires hard work. Some parties are fun, but some are boring, and there are many nice people but also some cliques. However, most everyone is welcoming and not afraid to be themselves —eccentricities are the norm on campus. If someone's looking for fun, they'll eventually find it.

While many scholarships are available, it can prove hard to maintain the GPA required to keep them. This makes studying very important, and it can sometimes interfere with the social scene. For others, though, the curriculum is not so bad, and there is plenty of time to enjoy themselves both on an off campus.

Oglethorpe is a safe and nurturing environment where a student can expect to be treated as an individual. The classes are tiny but by no means lacking in comparison to courses at other schools. In fact, an advantage of Oglethorpe is the one-on-one treatment a student can expect from teachers. There aren't many students here, so it's easy to get to know everyone. The school is beautiful, and so is the atmosphere—it's safe and, even better, inviting.

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