#4 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

Oberlin College

Oberlin, Ohio

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Student Population
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

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 9,309 prospective students applied, and 3,292 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 680 enrolled in the school.  2,622 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 36 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $57,654 plus fees of $900. Oberlin is ranked 137 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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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


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Admission Standards
Very High
Oberlin College overview
SAT 1270/1360
ACT 28/33
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
Oberlin College overview
Applications Due Jan 15, 2023
Applicant Competition High
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Oberlin College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,908
Other Fees$900
Room and Board $17,334
Budget for Other Expenses$1,500
Total One Year Cost$79,296

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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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