How much does Oberlin College cost?

Oberlin College Cost of Attendance
In-state $62,024
Out-of-state $62,024
On-Campus Food and Housing $18,390
Off-Campus Room and Board $12,130
Average Annual Cost $43,612
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $9,037
$30,000-$48,000 $11,560
$48,000-$75,000 $22,507
$75,000-$110,000 $26,471
Over $110,000 $43,258

Oberlin College Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 88% $30,750
Federal Grants 8% $6,318
Pell grants 8% $4,374
Other federal grants 8% $1,986
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 1% $2,191
Institutional grants or scholarships 86% $30,380
Student loan aid 38% $5,013
Federal student loans 35% $6,195
Other student loans 2% $4,500

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 128 Up to $12,000
Attend a summer program 78 Up to $2,500
Have perfect attendance for a year 129 Up to $2,100
Take a foreign language class 122 Up to $5,000
Do an extracurricular activity 178 Up to $3,000
Do community service 183 Up to $500
Take a challenging class 189 Up to $4,000
Visit a college campus 180 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 87 Up to $1,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Oberlin College Admissions

What is Oberlin College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 30%
Average GPA 3.6
SAT Submissions 69% of applicants
SAT Reading 650-730
SAT Math 630-750
SAT Writing 630-730
ACT Submissions 41% of applicants
Composite Score 29-33

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Oberlin College Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2942
Living on campus
Transfer Students 1%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

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Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
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Oberlin College Graduation Success

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About Oberlin College


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