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College of Arts and Sciences

The Oberlin ethos encourages cross-discipline exploration that breaks down boundaries and allows students to find—or create—their own paths. See where your path might lead.

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Conservatory of Music

Music is in Oberlin’s DNA. We are the only major music school in America that focuses almost exclusively on undergraduate education. Our programs, classes, and performance opportunities create an ideal environment for developing the complete musician. 

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Matthew Wright Brings Angels to Life

May 14, 2018

The Oberlin community had the opportunity to see Angels in America , the two-part, award-winning play that centers on New York City during the 1980s AIDS crisis. Producing this play has long been an ambition of Professor of Theater Matthew Wright.

After Oberlin

This section highlights young alumni in their postgraduate endeavors. Finding success with an Oberlin education in hand, these students share how Oberlin shaped their decision to seek a fellowship, to pursue a particular course of study, or to embark on their career.

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Homegrown Scientist

March 26, 2018

Being in the presence of a Nobel laureate, a baby alligator, and like-minded researchers helped solidify Naviya Schuster-Little’s decision to apply to graduate school over medical school.

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I say my farewells with gratitude, not because everything was perfect, but because there’s nothing to really say goodbye to. These three years move forward with me like the soles of my shoes, as I step into the great big unknown.

When I boarded an airplane to Ohio in August, I did not know what to expect. I came into the 2017-18 school year with an optimistic perspective, but I had no idea what the year would consist of.

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Are you a high school junior? Come to the Spring Junior Visit Program for an insider’s view of Oberlin – you can take a tour, sit in on classes, and more.

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Emilie Lozier ’18