Oberlin College

Oberlin College is a 4-year undergraduate liberal arts college located in Oberlin, Ohio. It is recognized for being one of the first colleges in America to admit both black and female students – in addition to white male students. The college is also well known for the Oberlin Conservatory of Music – the first conservatory to be established in the United States and maintain continuous operations.

Oberlin is a mid-size college with just over 3,000 students, most of which are enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences. Just over 400 students are enrolled in the Conservatory of Music. Through the College of Arts & Sciences, Oberlin offers over 50 undergraduate majors and minors. The most popular areas of study at Oberlin are Biology, English, Politics, Environmental Studies, and History. Oberlin was the first undergraduate college to offer a Neuroscience program and the college is recognized for offering top notch undergraduate programs in the natural sciences – specifically chemistry, physics and biology.

Those few students who are admitted to Oberlin's Conservatory of Music must pass a rigorous audition. There are over 1,500 applicant's each year for only 120 available seats. The Conservatory of Music is recognized as one of the top conservatories in the nation and in 2009 was awarded the National Medal of Arts.

General Information

Phone Number: (440) 775-8411
Address: 70 N Professor St, Oberlin, Ohio 44074
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Small ( 2,900+ undergrad, less than 100 grad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Batchelor's, Master's
In-State Tuition $ 39,743
Out-of-State Tuition $ 39,758
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 9 to 1
Website Address: www.oberlin.edu

Majors and Degrees

Majors/Degrees CERT BS/BA MA/MS
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Computer Information Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Music Teacher Education
English Language and Literature Letters
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
African-american Black Studies
American (u.s.) Studies
Area Studies
East Asian Studies
Latin American Studies
Russian Studies
Women's Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient Classical Greek Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Comparative Literature
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Professions and Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish Judaic Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Geology Earth Science
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts
Film Cinema Video Studies
Fine Studio Arts
Jazz Jazz Studies
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance
Music Technology
Music Theory and Composition
Visual and Performing Arts

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