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Oberlin College

Overview
Type of school: Private institution
Year founded: 1833
Affiliation: None
Academic calendar: 4-1-4
Undergraduate student body: 2,829
Environment: Suburban
Endowment: $765,952,055
Admissions Address

173 W. Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074

Website

http://www.oberlin.edu

Admissions E-mail

college.admissions@oberlin.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: Most Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.6
Send application by: January 15
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Debra Chermonte
Admissions office telephone: (440) 775-8411
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: January 15
Decision sent by: April 1
Accept offer by: May 1
Early decision
Send application by: November 15
 
Decision sent by: December 10
Early action
Not offered Application fee: $35
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? Yes
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: No
Electronic application:
 
http://www.oberlin.edu/coladm/onlineapplication Tuition deposit: $300 (Nonrefundable)
Room deposit: N/A
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Required
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 N/A
Mathematics 4 N/A
Science 3 N/A
Lab N/A N/A
Foreign language 3 N/A
Social studies 3 N/A
History N/A N/A
Academic electives N/A N/A
Total academic units N/A N/A

*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 
Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Recommended
Off-campus interview: May be arranged
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: February 1
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: February 1
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Very important
Academic GPA: N/A
Standardized test scores: Very important
Application essay: Important
Recommendation: Important
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Considered
Extracurricular activities: Important
Talent/ability: Important
Character/personal qualities: Important
First generation: N/A
Alumni/ae relation: Important
Geographical residence: Considered
State residency: Considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Considered
Volunteer work: Considered
Work experience: Considered
Level of applicant's interest: N/A
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: Most Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 34%
Early-decision acceptance rate: 60%
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 32%
Total applicants: 6,686
Total acceptances: 2,266
Total freshman enrollment: 718
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: N/A
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision is not available for graphing.

 
Male applicants: 2,838
Male acceptances: 972
Male freshman enrollment: 318
 
Female applicants: 3,848
Female acceptances: 1,294
Female freshman enrollment: 400
Out-of-state freshmen: 91%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: 846
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: 600
Students enrolled from waiting list: 33

 2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 71%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 94%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 100%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 39%
Average high school GPA: 3.6
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 88%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 89%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 660 – 750
Math: 630 – 710
Combined: 1290 – 1460

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 53.8% 34.2%
600-699 36.6% 50.5%
500-599 8.9% 13.4%
400-499 0.7% 1.9%
300-399 N/A N/A
200-299 N/A N/A

 
First-year students submitting ACT scores: 31%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: N/A
Math: N/A
Composite: 27 – 31

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 50.9% N/A N/A
24-29 40.0% N/A N/A
18-23 9.1% N/A N/A
12-17 N/A N/A N/A
6-11 N/A N/A N/A
Below 6 N/A N/A N/A

 



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