Oberlin College, located in northeast Ohio, is a liberal arts college of intense energy and creativity, built on a foundation of academic, artistic, and musical excellence. 

The only institution in the US where a top-ranked liberal arts college and a world-renowned conservatory of music share a seamless student culture and campus, Oberlin also boasts an art museum that is known as one of the best in the country. Noted for its sustainability initiatives and achievements, Oberlin has been recognized as one of the ‘greenest’ institutions in the US. Oberlin provides a world-class education to its 2900 students, the majority of whom continue on to prestigious fellowships and PhD programs.

Basic details

  • Region: Midwest
  • Location: Oberlin, Ohio
  • Campus setting: Rural
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College

 

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Average ACT: 30-32
  • Average SAT: 2060-2200 (with writing included)
  • Test optional? No
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: American Studies; Anthropology; Archaeology; Area Studies; Art History; Arts; Astronomy; Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Dance; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Ethnic/Cultural Studies; English; Environmental Sciences; Film/Cinema Studies; Gender Studies; Genetics; Geology; History; Humanities; International Relations; Languages; Law; Liberal Arts; Literature; Mathematics; Medical Sciences; Music; Neuroscience; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Sociology; Theology/Religion
  • Full list of majors availablehttps://www.oberlin.edu/arts-and-sciences/areas-of-study

Finances

  • International students are eligible for: Need-based aid; Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $72,000

Athletics

  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Women's Field Hockey; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Lacrosse; Women's Lacrosse; Men's Swimming and Diving; Women's Swimming and Diving; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball

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