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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$58,983 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$44,512 tuition
$12,120 on campus room & board
$1,958 books
$393 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$58,983 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$44,512 tuition
$12,120 on campus room & board
$1,958 books
$393 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$19,586 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
88% of students receive aid
10% get federal aid ($4,286 avg)
1% get state aid ($590 avg)
85% get institn'l aid ($19,586 avg)
40% get loans ($5,582 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.93% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.93% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$13,315,461
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $20,298 85%
Federal Grant Aid $4,286 10%
Pell Grants $4,169 10%
Other Federal Grants $1,963 9%
Institution Grant Aid $19,586 85%
State Grant Aid $590 1%
Student Loans $5,582 40%
Federal Loans $5,662 37%
Other Loans $4,357 2%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: January 15
Financial aid deadline: February 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: May 15
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Oberlin College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
101 N Professor St
Oberlin, OH 44074
(800) 622-6243
http://www.oberlin.edu/financialaid/overview/commitment.html
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,850
Out of State $1,850

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • M
  • Jan-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Definitely. But it is true that Oberlin is a bit pricey.

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  • 4
  • Andrew from Elyria, OH
  • Jan-17-2014 I am a current student here

    While quite expensive, Oberlin is the best school around that's not the Ivy Leagues (which are even more expensive and don't offer financial aid). Oberlin is a well known school, so that when you tell people you got your degree from Oberlin, nine times out of ten they will be impressed.

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  • 3
  • Ethan from Hudson, OH
  • Feb-02-2013 I am a current student here

    I only give this three stars because there's so much buck involved at Oberlin. There are lots of amazing opportunities that you won't find anywhere else, but the tuition is very high, and this rating shows just how many great things there are by even going this high

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