Oberlin College

Oberlin, Ohio

Overview

Address70 N Professor St
School Websitewww.oberlin.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Oberlin College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Oberlin, Ohio that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 7,525 students applied to Oberlin College. Of those students, 2,725 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Oberlin College was $54,346, in addition to fees of $706. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Oberlin College.

Oberlin College has a 86% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Oberlin College acceptance rate is 36%. To put this into perspective, 2,725 of the 7,525 students who applied to Oberlin College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Oberlin College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Oberlin College had an SAT score between the range of 1,280 and 1,490. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Oberlin College was between 29 and 31 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Oberlin College as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Oberlin College, the tuition for in-state residents is $54,346. Combined with fees of $706, room and board costs of $15,668, other expenses of $1,958 and the $1,958 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $74,636.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $55,052 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Oberlin College to $74,636 for out-of-state students.

Students at Oberlin College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Oberlin College was $6,354 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 9%.

Oberlin College Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio9:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Oberlin College.

Oberlin College has a good gender split, with 57% of undergraduates being female and 43% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 81% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 6% of students come from in-state and 13% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Oberlin College is 9:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Oberlin College to thrive in your studies.

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