Admissions Information

Application fee is $100 for applying graduate school. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Graduate Application Fees$100
Admission Informationwww.oberlin.edu/admissions-and-aid/arts-and-sciences
Online Applicationhttps://apply.commonapp.org/Login?ma=187
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered2-4 Years Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 34.34% and the yield is 23.74%. 4,446 men and 6,151 women applied to Oberlin and 1,358 men and 2,281 women students were accepted. Among them, 369 men and 495 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants10,5974,4466,151
Admitted3,6391,3582,281
Enrolled864369495
Acceptance Rate 34.34%30.54%37.08%
Yield 23.74%27.17%21.70%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 298 students (34% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 186 students (22%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 750 and the 25th percentile is 680. The SAT Math score is 710 (75th) and 658 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 34 (75th percentile) and 30 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing680750
SAT Math658710
ACT Composite3034
ACT Math2732
ACT English3235
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Oberlin College are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,208, ACT: 73 - private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Oberlin College.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Oberlin Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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