Oberlin College: Review & Facts

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Oberlin College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,945 students enrolled. This school was established in 1833 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Oberlin, Ohio.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
52
At Oberlin College you can get your 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Oberlin College follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers 52 majors. The most popular concentrations are Music, Biology, English and Literature, Ethnic and Cultural Studies, and Political Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
94%
The student retention rate at Oberlin College is very high at 94% (well above Ohio average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Oberlin College is very good: 86%.

Student to faculty ratio at Oberlin is good -- 9:1. Learn more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$45,000
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - $44,600 annually. The additional fees at Oberlin not covered by tuition are about $400; this comes to $45,000 a year.

Read the details about Oberlin College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
31%
According to government data, 7,172 applications were submitted and 2,248 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Oberlin College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,300
Oberlin College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Oberlin College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Oberlin College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 2,600 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable: nearly $6,300 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Oberlin College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Oberlin College Location and Maps



Post Address: Oberlin College, 70 N Professor St, Oberlin, Ohio 44074, USA
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