Otterbein University: Review & Facts

Otterbein University
School Review,
Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very Good Quality: Education Quality Rating - Oustanding Safety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below Average Costs: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Otterbein University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,985 students enrolled. This college was established in 1847 and is one of the 4 colleges located in Westerville, Ohio.

Otterbein University is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
64
At Otterbein University you can receive your bachelor's degree, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Otterbein University follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 64 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Education, Management, Business, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important 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 typically a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
76%
The rate of student retention at Otterbein University is fair at 76% (above Ohio average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Otterbein University is average - 62%.

Student to faculty ratio at Otterbein University is pretty good -- 12:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,700
Average tuition prices are extremely high, around $30,700 a year.

Read the details about Otterbein University 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
76%
As reported in recent data, 3,226 applications were submitted and 2,436 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Otterbein University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,600
Otterbein University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Otterbein University, 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
C-
Otterbein University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,400 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- approximately $4,600 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Otterbein University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Otterbein University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Otterbein University Location and Maps



Post Address: Otterbein University, 1 South Grove Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081, USA
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