Oberlin College

country rank  279
world rank  790

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University Overview

Established in 1833, Oberlin College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Oberlin (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Ohio. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Oberlin College is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Oberlin College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 185 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1833
Motto Learning and Labor
Colours Cardinal red and mikado yellow

University Location

Address 70 N Professor Street
Oberlin (population range: 2,500-9,999)
44074 Ohio
United States
T +1 (440) 775 8411
F +1 (440) 775 6905

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Carnegie Building, 101 North Professor Street
Oberlin 44074
+1 (440) 775 8411
800 622 6243

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Oberlin College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Five Colleges of Ohio
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019