Oberlin College
#118 Overall Influence#114 Desirability Rank

Oberlin College

Private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio, United States

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Oberlin College was founded in 1833. Oberlin’s most popular programs are those in English, in biology, in history, in politics, and in environmental studies. Also highly regarded is the Oberlin Conservatory of Music.

Oberlin is associated with four Nobel laureates:

Among many other distinguished Oberlin-connected individuals, we may mention the following:

Oberlin is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

From Wikipedia

Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college and conservatory of music in Oberlin, Ohio. It is the oldest coeducational liberal arts college in the United States and the second oldest continuously operating coeducational institute of higher learning in the world. The Oberlin Conservatory of Music is the oldest continuously operating conservatory in the United States. In 1835 Oberlin became one of the first colleges in the United States to admit African Americans, and in 1837 the first to admit women . It has been known since its founding for progressive student activism.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

9,309

Acceptance

35%

Graduation Rate

86%

Median SAT Score

1380

Median ACT Score

31

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$55,976

Fees (in-state)

$842

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$9,037
30K-48K$11,560
48K-75K$22,507
75K-110K$26,471
110K+$43,258

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$45,500

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

3K

Under-Grads

3K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

70 N Professor St, Oberlin OH 44074

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

25 per 100k

Violent Crime

5 per 100k

Influential People

Who are Oberlin College's Most influential alumni?

Oberlin College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of . Oberlin College’s most academically influential people include Anna J. Cooper, Wayne Wheeler, and Richard Theodore Greener.

Anna J. Cooper
Anna J. Cooper

African-American author, educator, speaker and scholar

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Wayne Wheeler
Wayne Wheeler

American prohibitionist

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Richard Theodore Greener
Richard Theodore Greener

Scholar, diplomat, attorney, and the first African-American graduate of Harvard University and Phillips Academy Andover

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Anthony Burns
Anthony Burns

American escaped slave

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Jon Michael Dunn

Professor of Philosophy, Professor Emeritus of Informatics and Computer Science

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Paul Drennan Cravath
Paul Drennan Cravath

American lawyer

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Joshua Angrist
Joshua Angrist

Israeli American economist

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Tom Frieden

American physician, President and Chief Executive Officer at Resolve to Save Lives

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Benjamin Wittes
Benjamin Wittes

American reporter

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Alex Blumberg
Alex Blumberg

American radio producer

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Joanne Chory
Joanne Chory

American plant biologist

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Budd Hopkins
Budd Hopkins

American UFO researcher, painter and sculptor

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