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Oberlin College

Oberlin, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate35%
Acceptance Rate35%

Oberlin College Academics

Oberlin College requires a minimum of 32 full courses to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Oberlin College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Oberlin College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Oberlin College does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 83% of students who start college at Oberlin College complete all the credits required within six years.

Oberlin College true.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Oberlin College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At Oberlin College?

Oberlin College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Oberlin College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Oberlin College

When choosing a major, Oberlin College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Oberlin College.Oberlin College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Oberlin College false.Oberlin College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.


Frequently Asked Questions About Oberlin College


Does Oberlin College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

🟨 Check with Oberlin College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Oberlin College Offer Online Classes?

❌ Oberlin College false or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Oberlin College Offer AP Credit?

✅ Oberlin College true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Oberlin College Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Oberlin College, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Oberlin College.

Does Oberlin College Require Internships?

❌ Oberlin College studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Oberlin College does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.


Additional Information About Oberlin College


Dual Degree Programs at Oberlin College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Oberlin College offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Washington University in St. Louis, Case Western Reserve University, California Institute of Technology and Columbia University

ROTC

Does Oberlin College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Oberlin College does not have any ROTC programs.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,992

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

35%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$64,596

Out-of-State

$64,596

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 15
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