Oberlin College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Oberlin, OH, Oberlin College is one of the best universities in the state of Ohio. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Oberlin College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Oberlin College.

173 W. Lorain Street Oberlin, OH 44074
Phone: (440) 775-8411
Email: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.oberlin.edu

Rankings: Oberlin College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 22
Score: 79
Peer college rating (out of 5) 4.1
Graduation and retention ranking: 38
Average freshman retention rate: 93.5%
6-year graduation rate: 83.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 88%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -5
Faculty resources ranking: 29
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 68.3%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 3.1%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 9:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 95.3%
Student selectivity ranking: 16
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1290-1470
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 69%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 92%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 32.7%
Financial resources rank: 34
Alumni giving rank: 29
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 40.8%

Oberlin College History

Essential Facts: Oberlin College

  • Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music have a combined 40,000+ alumni.
  • It is the oldest coeducational liberal arts college in the United States and the second oldest continuously operating coeducational institute of higher learning in the world [citation needed].
  • Since its founding, Oberlin has graduated 16 Rhodes Scholars, 20 Truman Scholars, three Nobel laureates, seven Pulitzer Prize winners, and 12 MacArthur fellows .

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 86%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 95%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 18%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook