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Otterbein University

Westerville, Ohio

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Overview

Student Population
2,886
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Location Westerville, Ohio
Online otterbein.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Westerville, Ohio, Otterbein University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 2,861 prospective students applied, and 2,293 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 623 enrolled in the school.  2,328 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 558 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $32,024 plus fees of $450. Otterbein University is ranked 455 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
8/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

Otterbein University is rated within the top 44% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Otterbein University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
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SAT 1055/1250
ACT 20/27
GPA 3.5
Applications Accepted
80.1% 
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Applications Due Jul 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $35

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$32,024
Costs for Otterbein University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,330
Other Fees$450
Room and Board $11,186
Budget for Other Expenses$2,774
Total One Year Cost$47,764

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$44,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
62% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Otterbein University students
Subject Percent of Class
Visual and Performing Arts 15%
Business 14%
Health Professions 13%
Communication 12%
Education 11%

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