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Oberlin College

Oberlin, Ohio

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Overview

Student Population
2,812
Oberlin College overview
Location Oberlin, Ohio
Online oberlin.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize Suburban
Oberlin College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Oberlin, Ohio, Oberlin College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 7,708 prospective students applied, and 2,806 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 798 enrolled in the school.  2,785 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 27 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $55,976 plus fees of $846. Oberlin is ranked 143 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
10/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

Oberlin is rated within the top 25% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Oberlin College within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
Oberlin College overview
SAT 1280/1480
ACT 29/33
GPA 3.57
Applications Accepted
36.4% 
Oberlin College overview
Applications Due Jan 15, 2021
Applicant Competition High

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$55,976
Costs for Oberlin College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,908
Other Fees$846
Room and Board $16,826
Budget for Other Expenses$1,568
Total One Year Cost$77,124

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$43,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
88% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Oberlin College students
Subject Percent of Class
Visual and Performing Arts 26%
Social Sciences 13%
Biology 12%
English and Literature 9%
Ethnic Studies 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204501 IPEDS survey data for Oberlin College.

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