How much does Oberlin College cost?

Oberlin College Cost of Attendance
In-state $53,460
Out-of-state $53,460
On-Campus Room and Board $15,212
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

82%

Students paying down their debt

$26,579

Typical Total Student Debt

$275

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

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 155 Up to $3,000
Take a challenging class 291 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 136 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 147 Up to $600
Have work experience 145 Up to $6,000
Visit a college campus 270 Up to $6,000
Do community service 268 Up to $75
Do an extracurricular activity 265 Up to $1,120
Have perfect attendance for a year 196 Up to $750

*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 56% of applicants
SAT Reading 630-730
SAT Math 620-720
SAT Writing 630-730
ACT Submissions 51% of applicants
Composite Score 29-33

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Oberlin College Campus Life

9:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

53

Forbes Ranking

71%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

85%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3030
Living on campus
Transfer Students 4%
Under Age 25 35%
Gender Balance
Women
57%
Men
43%

Student Diversity

55%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
66.20%
Unknown
16.90%
Hispanic or Latino
7.49%
Black or African American
5.41%
Asian
3.89%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.10%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.00%

Oberlin College Graduation Success

89%

First Year Student Retention

71%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$40,200

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Oberlin College

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