|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||20%|
|Student to faculty ratio||9:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,600 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Oberlin College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 8,518 applications and only 2,388 students were granted admission. Oberlin College is at the #26 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 51% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 56% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1250 to 1450|
|ACT||29 to 33|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Oberlin College's tuition was $51,324 for all students regardless of residency (91.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 87% of Oberlin College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 9% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,375 (which is 0.6% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Oberlin College in 2016-2017, was 268, which is 35% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,099 (which is 3.5% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Oberlin College has enrolled a total of 2,912 students (2,886 students full-time and 26 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,912 students, 32 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 2,895 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 17 for graduates studies.
Non-resident alien: 9%
Two or more races: 7%
Black/African American: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Oberlin College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Visual And Performing Arts||13%||92|
|English Language And Literature/letters||8%||52|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||6%||40|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||4%||30|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||4%||30|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||4%||26|
|Mathematics And Statistics||3%||20|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||3%||20|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Oberlin College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Oberlin College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,400. Last year, out of the total 508 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 467 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 646 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 556 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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