Oberlin College

Oberlin College Ranking

country rank: 256
world rank: 650

University Overview

Oberlin College ranking, founded in 1833, is a non-profit private liberal arts college situated in the suburbs of Oberlin, Ohio (population range of 2,500-9,999). Oberlin College ranking is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education school that is officially approved by the Higher Learning Commission. In a variety of fields of study, Oberlin College provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 187-year-old American higher-education school has a strict admissions criteria based on entrance exams and applicants’ previous academic records and ratings. The admittance rate for this US higher education school is 30-40%, making it an extremely selective university. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students at Oberlin College have access to a library, dormitories, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

Oberlin College Ranking

University Identity

Name Oberlin College
Founded 1833
Motto Learning and Labor
Colours Cardinal red and mikado yellow

University Location

Address 70 N Professor Street Oberlin 44074 Ohio United States
Tel +1 (440) 775 8411
Fax +1 (440) 775 6905

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Carnegie Building, 101 North Professor Street Oberlin 44074 (440) 775 8411 800 622 6243

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Oberlin College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,544,025 physical volumes, 159,126 physical media, 189,887 digital/electronic medium and 868 licensed digital/electronic databases. Oberlin College's library has 4 branches.
Housing Yes Oberlin College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,495 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Five Colleges of Ohio National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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