Otterbein University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

One Otterbein College

Westerville, OH 43081

(614) 823-1500

(800) 488-8144

Fax: (614) 823-1200



Contact: Cass Johnson

Director of Admission
Main Address

One Otterbein College

Westerville, OH 43081

(614) 890-3000

www.otterbein.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,748

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 82%


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Equestrian/Equine Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art – General B
Arts – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music History/Literature B
Music Theory/Composition B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Actuarial Science B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Organizational Communication B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Nursing (RN) B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B
Natural Resources Management/Policy B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations 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.

Otterbein University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(614) 890-3000
Website:www.otterbein.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.otterbein.edu/public/FutureStudents/Undergraduate/ApplyingAndRequirements.aspx
Address:1 South Grove Street, Westerville, OH 43081
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,928
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):59%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,530 (86% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$31,874
Out-of-state Tuition:$31,874
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$19,899

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Otterbein University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Otterbein University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services111
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education75
English Language and Literature/Letters3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs369
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences3
Psychology1
Social Sciences41
Visual and Performing Arts8
Grand total37016

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Otterbein University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Otterbein University 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$31,874
Out-of-state$31,874
Books and supplies$1,262

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$941
Out-of-state$941

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid561100%
Grant or scholarship aid49288%$19,899
Student loan aid44880%$8,052

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,72574%$17,976
Federal student loans1,49164%$7,063

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,2221,1992,023
Percent admitted100%72%74%
Percent admitted who enrolled20%21%19%

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

Otterbein University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,928
Undergraduate enrollment2,475
Graduate enrollment453

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

Otterbein University Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
  • 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
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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