Oglethorpe University is a private liberal arts institute situated in Atlanta, Georgia. The history of the college dates back to 1835 when it was initially chartered in Milledgeville. In 1913, the university was re-chartered as a non-denominational institution. Oglethorpe University is based on a 100-acre campus. Undergraduate, graduate, and honors programs are offered in various subjects including arts, natural sciences, behavioral sciences, education, computer science, and foreign languages.
The athletics department of Oglethorpe University is a member of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Association and the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The mascot of the university is "The Stormy Petrel". The students participate in sports such as baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, and track and field.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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