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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required for some international applicants
Common Application Accepted: Yes

Application Fees

$30
Undergrad Application Fee
$100
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
101 N Professor St Oberlin, OH 44074
Phone: (800) 622-6243
Admissions Phone: (800) 622-6243
General Site: www.oberlin.edu
Admissions: http://new.oberlin.edu/arts-and-sciences/admissions/
Application: https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/default.aspx
Oberlin College
  • Located in Oberlin, OH
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 3,000 students enrolled
  • 30% admitted
  • $44,512 annual cost to attend

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • M
  • Jan-24-2014 I am a current student here

    If you come to this school with an open mind and an open heart you'll fall in love.

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  • Andrew from Elyria, OH
  • Jan-17-2014 I am a current student here

    In order to get accepted at Oberlin, you have to be top notch, or show them how much you want to be top notch. You also have to show them that you are well rounded, and passionate about your choice of school. The easiest way to do this is to make multiple visits to the college, and talk with the admissions people. Also, don't worry too much about the cash: Oberlin's need based grants are very well implemented so that you'll never be paying something outside of your price range.

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  • Britni from Winston Salem, NC
  • Aug-12-2013 I am a current student here

    If you're not from a place that gets a ton of rain/snow, be prepared. You will definitely need rain boots/snow boots and a good winter coat.

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  • Obiegirl from Philadelphia, PA
  • Jul-01-2013 I am a current student here

    Don't give up even though highschool is exhausting and at times boring. Grades are important, but it will all be worth it. Write an amazing essay and do things that you are genuinely interested it. There is nothing worse than doing things just to put them on a college application, Oberlin does not value cookie cutter students.

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