To help families address the increasing cost of higher education, Oberlin College will award a $10,000 Oberlin Commitment Scholarship to all new students who apply and enroll in fall 2021. The scholarship will be renewable for up to four years for students pursuing degrees in either the College of Arts and Sciences or the Conservatory of Music, and up to five years for students who are pursuing a double degree.
Oberlin College has set up large tents around campus for students to safely convene while socially distancing. Photo by Yvonne Gay
While some visit options have been suspended due to COVID-19, we have begun offering guided campus tours on a limited basis. Registration is required. We also offer a variety of dynamic virtual sessions for prospective students.
Conservatory large ensembles begin fall season with weekly performances on Oberlin Stage Left.
Members of the Oberlin community gathered in early September for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new home for Chabad at Oberlin.
After graduating from Oberlin College with high honors in neuroscience and a concentration in linguistics, Zoe Swann ’19 immediately embarked on a PhD program at Arizona State University (ASU), where she began writing a literature review, and started developing a dissertation proposal. Then COVID-19 struck. It brought her research to a screeching halt until her lab was granted a $1,500 Pandemic Impact Award to support research expenses.
Awards and Honors
Oberlin faculty, students, and alumni compete for awards, scholarships, and fellowships that reward high achievement in disciplines across the board. From STEM fields to musical performance to art and more, Obies see their hard work recognized and supported by the most prestigious organizations in higher education.
While teaching abroad, the 2019 graduate hopes to become involved in community building and environmentalism.
From the Blogs
A walk through a Saturday on campus, including shopping, Art Rental, a campus job, schoolwork, cooking, and spending time with friends.
A good or a bad interview will not be the deciding factor for admissions, but it never hurts to do well.
I am welcoming my second year at Oberlin, COVID-19 pandemic edition, with open arms!
Fall 2020 Reopening
In response to COVID-19, Oberlin has devised new approaches to the academic schedule and the student experience. Get the details at ObieSafe.
“The liberal arts framework of Oberlin gives you the space to listen, and most importantly, to learn.”Jules Greene ’19