36%

Acceptance Rate

$27,901

Avg.Financial Aid

003086

FAFSA Code

Oberlin College

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Private, Not-For-Profit

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    HLC

  • Website

    www.oberlin.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    2,812

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    Yes

Oberlin College, which is located in Oberlin, OH is a private university. It was in 1833 when the Oberlin College was founded. The motto of the Oberlin College is Learning and Labor and its official colors are red and gold. Out of total 2,785 (2019) students enrolled at OC, 2,846 belong to undergraduate courses while 17 are postgraduate students. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 327 (2017) faculty. Oberlin College is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At OC around 61% are white, 12% are Non-resident alien, and 8% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Further, around 100% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 58% of the students are females and 42% are males. In its 187 years of existence, OC has produced several known personalities like Sinclair Lewis (Novelist, Author), Thornton Wilder (Novelist, Screenwriter), Liz Phair (Guitarist, Songwriter), and Charles A. Reich (Lawyer). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. A total of 138 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by OC. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission, and NASM (National Association of Schools of Music). $943 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Oberlin College.

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Address

70 N Professor St

Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. Oberlin College has been ranked at the 85th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    15th Jan

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    36%

  • SAT Range

    1280 - 1490

  • SAT/ACT

    Required

  • ACT Range

    29 - 31

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    FALSE$

  • Accept Common App

    Yes

Admission to OC is moderately difficult. However, the university is selective in taking in students. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Oberlin College. It is a non-refundable amount. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1280-1480, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Oberlin College is 31. However, those getting an ACT score less than 29 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 70 N Professor St, Oberlin, Ohio 44074. They can also call them at (440) 775-8411.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $43,407

  • Average Annual Cost

    $54,346

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $1,958

  • Other Fees

    $706

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $15,668

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $1,958

Total One Year Cost

$74,636

Before applying to OC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $76,294 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($56,822), books and supplies ($1,908), room and boarding ($16,826), and budget for other expenses ($1,738) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

89%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

$308

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Music

    137 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    59 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    55 Graduates

  • Natural Resources Conservation and...

    52 Graduates

  • Area Studies

    45 Graduates

  • History

    44 Graduates

  • Economics

    42 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    36 Graduates

  • Area Studies

    45 Graduates

  • History

    44 Graduates

  • Economics

    42 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    36 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    35 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    34 Graduates

  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences

    32 Graduates

  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

    30 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    28 Graduates

  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

    28 Graduates

  • Sociology

    26 Graduates

  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts

    23 Graduates

  • Anthropology

    20 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    18 Graduates

  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

    16 Graduates

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

    15 Graduates

  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

    15 Graduates

  • Legal Professions and Studies, Othe...

    15 Graduates

  • Religion/Religious Studies

    15 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    13 Graduates

  • Physics

    13 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    11 Graduates

  • Classics and Classical Languages, L...

    10 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    7 Graduates

  • Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

    7 Graduates

  • Archeology

    6 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    6 Graduates

  • Engineering, Other

    5 Graduates

  • Dance

    3 Graduates

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

    3 Graduates

  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

    2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,785

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

9%

Full-time / Part-time

99% / 1%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

63%

Unknown

1%

Black

5%

Hispanic

8%

Two or more races

8%

Non Resident alien

11%

Asian

4%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

81%

Out Of State

6%

In State

13%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$76,190 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

90%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,706/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $7,962/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$7,962/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Yeomen/Yeowomen

School Colors

crimson and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

North Coast Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

298

Total Female Athletes

256

Intramural Sports

16

Sports Club

41

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Security

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $16,826 per year. The average meal plan at OC costs around $7,962 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 42% and 58%, respectively.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$27,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$40,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$20,192 - $27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$210 - $280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

86%

Average Aid Per Year

$27,901

Students Receiving Federal Grants

9%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,354

Students Receiving State Aid

1%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,089

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

86%

Average Aid Per Year

$27,293

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$57,238

$30K - $48K

$57,329

$48K - $75K

$50,847

$75K - $110K

$41,117

> $110K

$27,457

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$52,881,368

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$17,024,072

In case the students at Oberlin College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $6,318, whereas the financial aid is $30,380. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,191 as well as institutional aid worth $30,380. At OC, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $52,881,368 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $17,024,072.

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