About Oberlin College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Oberlin College cost?

Oberlin College Cost of Attendance
In-state $52,002
Out-of-state $52,002
On-Campus Room and Board $14,010
Off-Campus Room and Board $12,130
Average Annual Cost $42,105
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Oberlin College Financial Aid and Debt

84%

Students paying down their debt

$26,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$267

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 87% $25,854
Federal Grants 9% $6,131
Pell grants 9% $4,352
Other federal grants 8% $1,952
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 1% $1,705
Institutional grants or scholarships 86% $24,100
Student loan aid 38% $5,945
Federal student loans 35% $6,991
Other student loans 3% $4,296

Oberlin College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

Over 500,000 high school students are earning no-essay college scholarships for their grades, activities, and other achievements.

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Attend a summer program 129 Up to $4,500
Play a sport 160 Up to $600
Take a foreign language class 182 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 154 Up to $4,000
Do an extracurricular activity 358 Up to $1,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Oberlin College Admissions

What is Oberlin College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 28%
Average GPA 3.6
SAT Submissions 64% of applicants
SAT Reading 640-740
SAT Math 620-710
SAT Writing 630-730
ACT Submissions 46% of applicants
Composite Score 29-32

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Oberlin College Campus Life

9:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

43

Forbes Ranking

71%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

85%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3042
Living on campus
Transfer Students 4%
Under Age 25 35%
Gender Balance
Men
44%
Women
56%

Student Diversity

52%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
68.44%
Unknown
14.63%
Hispanic or Latino
7.73%
Black or African American
5.26%
Asian
3.85%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.10%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.00%

Oberlin College Graduation Success

92%

First Year Student Retention

71%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$40,300

Average Salary After Graduation

About Oberlin College

World-renowned Conservatory of Music uniquely combines music education with their leading College of Arts and Sciences.

Address

70 N Professor St
Oberlin, OH

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Fringe Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify