Oberlin College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Carnegie Building, 101 North Professor Street

Oberlin, OH 44074

(440) 775-8411

(800) 622-6243

Fax: (440) 775-6905



Contact: Debra Chermonte

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Main Address

173 West Lorain Street

Oberlin, OH 44074

(440) 775-8411

www.oberlin.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,839

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 766

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,839

Graduate enrollment: 26

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: $35
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 33%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 94%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African Studies B
African-American Studies B
American Studies B
East Asian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performingc

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Jazz Studies B
Music – General B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Conducting B
Music History/Literature B
Music Theory/Composition B
Stringed Instruments B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Music Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Comparative Literature B
French B
German B
Greek, Ancient B
Latin B
Russian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Neuroscience B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Jewish/Judaic Studies B
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Oberlin College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(440) 775-8411
Website:www.oberlin.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://apply.commonapp.org/Login?ma=187
Address:70 N Professor St, Oberlin, OH 44074
Setting:31
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,912
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):89%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:2,912 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$52,002
Out-of-state Tuition:$52,002
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:87%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$24,765

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Oberlin College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Oberlin College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies7
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education1
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics8
History1
Legal Professions and Studies1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies3
Physical Sciences3
Psychology1
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts3112
Grand total3503

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Oberlin College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Oberlin College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$52,002
Out-of-state$52,002
Books and supplies$1,958

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$37,136
Out-of-state$37,136

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid67887%
Grant or scholarship aid66486%$24,765
Student loan aid29338%$5,945

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,45284%$25,854
Federal student loans99034%$6,991

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Oberlin College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Oberlin College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants8,5183,3325,186
Percent admitted100%30%27%
Percent admitted who enrolled9%10%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Oberlin College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,912
Undergraduate enrollment2,895
Graduate enrollment17

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Oberlin College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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