Atlanta’s most RESPECTED adult degree program

Oglethorpe University is a pioneer in adult learning, with the oldest and most respected adult degree program in Atlanta.

If you are looking for a high quality education with small, in-person classes taught by highly qualified faculty, Oglethorpe is the place for you. We understand the unique needs of busy adult students and know that one size doesn’t fit all. Take one or several classes at a time in the evening, day, — even design your own major!

Join the professional community of working adults, career changers, parents, retirees and military veterans who have made Oglethorpe their home.
Make a life. Make a living. Make a difference.

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Find out if our degree programs are right for you and your busy life-- before you commit. Apply to take a course through our special test drive option.

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Why Oglethorpe?

An OU degree is respected, rigorous, high quality. But there are many more reasons to choose us. Learn More

Academic Programs

Choose from two degrees in five majors or design your degree with courses from over 35 programs.Learn More

Personal Touch

Small, face-to-face classes… with real people! Get to know your faculty. At Oglethorpe, you matter.Learn More

Accelerated

Convenient, year-round schedules with accelerated 8-week terms. Take classes in the day, evening or both.Learn More