Oberlin College is on a 440-acre campus in a small town setting in Oberlin, Ohio, not far from Cleveland. There are many activities and organizations for Oberlin College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Oberlin College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Oberlin College has a thriving Experimental College. In fact, more students participate in Experimental College than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Oberlin College include Community Outreach, Student Government, Student Cooperative Association and WOBC - student radio station.
Oberlin College students' favorite campus events are Artist Recital Series, Convocation and The Big Parade.
Oberlin College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Oberlin College students live on campus. In 2021, 87% of undergrads at Oberlin College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 13% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Oberlin College. There are 2,580 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,647 undergraduates. On the weekends, about 95% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Oberlin College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Oberlin College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Oberlin College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Oberlin College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Oberlin College has crime prevention programs.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Oberlin College, take Interstate 90, Interstate 80 to Oberlin, OH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Cleveland Hopkins International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Oberlin College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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