Otterbein University

#3444 / #966
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University in Ohio

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About Otterbein University

According to Wikipedia, Otterbein University is a private university in Westerville, Ohio. It offers 74 majors and 44 minors as well as eight graduate programs. The university was founded in 1847 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ and named for United Brethren founder the Rev. Philip William Otterbein. As a result of a division and two mergers involving the church, it has been associated since 1968 with the United Methodist Church. In 2010, its name was changed back from Otterbein College to Otterbein University because of an increasing number of graduate and undergraduate programs.

Otterbein University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
2,849 76% 66% 1152 23

How Much Does Otterbein University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $17,028
30K - 48K $17,236
48K - 75K $23,443
75K - 110K $24,656
110K+ $26,477

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Otterbein University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Otterbein University, then you can expect to earn an average of $46,900 per year. You also have a 92% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Otterbein University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
2,612 2,413 199

Where is Otterbein University?

Otterbein University is located at 1 South Grove Street, Westerville OH 43081

How Safe is Otterbein University?

Otterbein University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Westerville has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Otterbein University Known For?

Otterbein University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Otterbein University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Otterbein University's Most Influential Alumni?

Otterbein University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Anthropology, and Mathematics. Here are some of Otterbein University's most famous alumni:

Henry Clay Frick
Henry Clay Frick
An American industrialist .
Agnes Meyer Driscoll
Agnes Meyer Driscoll
An American cryptographer.
Jack Hanna
Jack Hanna
An American zoologist.
Horace Bookwalter Drury
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Rachael Harris
Rachael Harris
An Actress and Comedian.
John Magaw
John Magaw
A US Secret Service agent.
Cabot Rea
An American journalist.
Ladan Osman
A Somali poet and teacher.
Gerald Rosselot
Gerald Rosselot
An American physicist .
James Henry Weaver
An American mathematician .
Bryan Thao Worra
Bryan Thao Worra
A Laotian American writer.
Paul O'Neill
An American baseball player.