Oglethorpe University ranked among the top 250 liberal arts colleges in the country in U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of colleges and universities.

Oglethorpe ranked 164th among the liberal arts colleges by U.S. News’ calculations. The magazine released its annual rankings Sept. 12.

In addition to the U.S. News overall ranking, Oglethorpe said in a press release, the Brookhaven college also was named by U.S. News as one of the top 40 liberal arts schools for ethnic diversity and was listed among the best liberal arts schools according to high school guidance counselors.