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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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FAST Student Researchers With NSF Visitors

Summer Research at FAST

October 4, 2018

Didier Banyeretse ’20 and Hengrui Zhu ’21 were selected to conduct research at the FAST radio telescope in China this summer.

Kwabena Slaughter '98 giving a slide presentation

Studio Art: Pathways From Classroom to Career

September 27, 2018

Pathways: Studio Art is demystifying stereotypes of studio art graduates by bringing in alums from diverse career fields to present their work to current students.

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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“In Oberlin, I was pleased to find an intellectual community that not only accommodated my diverse interests, but also nurtured and celebrated them.”

Emilie Lozier ’18