Otterbein University

Westerville, Ohio


Student Population
National Rank
Otterbein University overview
Location Westerville, Ohio
Online otterbein.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Otterbein University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

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 2,919 prospective students applied, and 2,365 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 579 enrolled in the school.  2,328 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 558 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $31,424 plus fees of $450. Otterbein University is ranked 467 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Can you get in?

Find out which students are getting accepted at Otterbein University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

Sponsored by Cappex

Getting In

Admission Standards
Otterbein University overview
SAT 1100/1280
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.5
Applications Accepted
Otterbein University overview
Applications Due Aug 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Very Low

Explore admissions requirements

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Otterbein University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,302
Other Fees$450
Room and Board $10,958
Budget for Other Expenses$2,774
Total One Year Cost$46,908

Tuition and financial aid details


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

Explore Post Graduation Outcomes

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%

View All 47 Majors

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
Ohio Northern University

Ada, Ohio

John Carroll University

University Heights, Ohio

Franciscan University of Steubenville

Steubenville, Ohio

Taylor University

Upland, Indiana

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Lawrence Technological University

Southfield, Michigan

Bellarmine University

Louisville, Kentucky


Student and Parent Reviews

If you are a student, former student, faculty member or parent, please help guide other prospective students by sharing your personal experiences with this school. What is it really like to go to Otterbein University?

Leave a review

We will review your college review for suitability and publish it if approved. We reserve the right to reject and edit reviews deemed inappropriate. By submitting this review you agree for it to be published on this website. Your full name will not be published.

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204936 IPEDS survey data for Otterbein University.

More Ohio Colleges

Search All