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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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Natalie Winkelfoos Named D3 Athletics Director of the Year

Winkelfoos Named Under Armour AD of the Year

March 6, 2018

Oberlin College Associate Vice President for Athletics Advancement and Delta Lodge Director of Athletics & Physical Education, Natalie Winkelfoos , has been selected as a 2017-18 Division III Under Armour AD of the Year by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).

Three Truman Scholarship Finalists Named

February 28, 2018

Third-years Sadie Keller, Kieran Minor, and Meg Parker have been named finalists for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, the premier graduate scholarship for aspiring public service leaders in the United States.

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.

L'Insalata at Stanford University's Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences building

Researching Treatments for Adolescent Eating Disorders

February 28, 2018

A strong relationship with her mentor and field experience in college helped Alexa L’Insalata ’17 land her ideal first job as a clinical research coordinator for Stanford University’s Eating Disorders Research Program.

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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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