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Oglethorpe University, Accounting Department Program Profile

Written by AnonymousJanuary 16, 2012
Oglethorpe University

Oglethorpe University
Accounting Department
Atlanta, Georgia
Bachelor of Science, Accounting

The Accounting Department at Oglethorpe University understands that a significant part of the collegiate experience takes place outside of the classroom and therefore they encourage student participation in internships and on-campus student organizations.  The accounting degree at Oglethorpe assists undergraduates in preparing for the Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) exam, the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam, the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and helps students decide which career path they are best suited for.  Oglethorpe University has many dedicated scholarships for accounting majors to help defray tuition costs and these awards have earned Oglethorpe University a reputation for excellent financial aid awards.

What's the school's contact information?
Oglethorpe University
Accounting Department
4484 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30319
Phone: (404) 261-1441

Type of school? Private

How much is tuition?
Annual Tuition: $27,700
Room and Board: $9,990
Required Fees: $250
Books and Supplies: $900

What's the typical student profile?
Oglethorpe University has a total enrollment of 1,054 undergraduate students. Of the student population 40 percent are male and 60 percent are female. Approximately 28 percent of all students are from out of state.

What types of test scores do I need?
Range for SAT Critical Reading: 530-640
Range for SAT Math: 510-610
Range for SAT Writing: 510-610
Range for ACT Composite: 22-28
Average High School GPA: 3.53

Regular application deadline: December 5

Career and placement:
Oglethorpe gives great attention to job placement for recent graduates. Accounting students build exemplary professional skills while they study at Oglethorpe and are typically able to transition smoothly into the professional world and work towards attaining their career goals.

Oglethorpe University's Career Center provides resources to help students manage their own career development. The Career Center has a career library that can assist students with information about available internships, developing an initial 4-year career plan, participating in career fairs, and optimizing career resources. Students can also set up mock interviews with advisers and take career assessment tests in order to understand their particular areas of professional interest.

All data is as of 2012.