Oberlin College: Admission & Tests

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Oberlin College LogoBelow is a brief review of Oberlin College general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Oberlin College admission criteria are rather strong - in 2013/14 the school accepted only 31% of those who apply.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

Oberlin as a rule will accept your:
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • dual credits
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$30
Oberlin requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Oberlin College is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $100.00.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Aptitude Test is a very important stage of the application process. 74% of applicants at Oberlin submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 620 to 770 on Critical Reading, from 600 to 750 on Math, and from 610 to 760 on Writing. So, if you got above 720 in SAT Critical Reading, 700 in SAT Math, and 710 in SAT Writing, that should make you safe for being admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
570
690
720

SAT Math
550
670
700

SAT Writing
560
680
710

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a typical bit of the application at Oberlin. 43% of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 27 to 33 on Composite. Judging from these numbers, if you have got above 32 in ACT Composite, this is enough to be accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
25
30
32

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(440)
775-8411
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Oberlin College, please contact the school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (440) 775-8411 or check Oberlin College Website

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