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Diversity

  • 91% of the students are from outside the state of Ohio. 
  • 6% of the student are from outside the US.
 

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Oberlin College


Overview

  • Oberlin is a liberal arts college and music conservatory located in the rural town of Oberlin, Ohio, about 35 miles southwest of Cleveland. Map.
  • Oberlin enrolls approximately 2,900 undergraduate students. 
  • 75% of Oberlin students receive need-based aid and the average award was over $25,000. Learn more.

Socio-economic Diversity

  • 16% of students who applied for financial aid at Oberlin have family incomes below $60,000.
  • 14% of students at Oberlin receive Federal Pell Grants, which mostly go to students whose family incomes are below $40,000.

 

    Racial Diversity
    Black or African American 5.5%
    Asian 4.2%
    Caucasian 69.5%
    Hispanic/Latino 7.3%
    International 6.8%
    Native American <1%
    Unknown 1.1%
    Two or more races 5.5%

     

    Gender Ratio
    Female 55%
    Male 45%

     

 

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School Profile

Campus Setting

  • Small town 
  • Town population: 8,300

Size

  • 839 undergraduates 
  • 810 freshmen

Admissions

  • 33.7% applicants admitted 
  • 73% in top 10% of HS class 
  • SAT CR middle 50%: 670-760 
  • SAT M middle 50%: 640-740 
  • SAT W middle 50%: 660-750 
  • ACT middle 50%: 29-33
 

Oberlin on the Road:  A travel schedule of admissions staff.