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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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Learning from Environmental Success

June 6, 2018

Professor Matthew Elrod shares his thoughts on the accomplishments made in the fight against air pollution and his hope that these achievements will encourage people to support policies that will protect this environmental success story and potential applications to other eco-problems.

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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