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: Town: Fringe
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,863
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 86%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 2,863 (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: $56,822
Out-of-state Tuition: $56,822
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 88%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $31,024

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Oberlin College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Oberlin College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 7
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 1
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 8
History 1
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 5
Visual and Performing Arts 4112
Grand total 4503

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $56,822
Out-of-state $56,822
Books and supplies $1,908

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $28,274
Out-of-state $28,274

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 708 88%
Grant or scholarship aid 694 86% $31,024
Student loan aid 302 38% $5,013

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,357 85% $30,750
Federal student loans 973 35% $6,195

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 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 7,708 3,220 4,488
Percent admitted 100% 35% 37%
Percent admitted who enrolled 10% 11% 10%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2020

Total Enrollment 2,863
Undergraduate enrollment 2,846
Graduate enrollment 17

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 National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation

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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