Class of 2024 Profile
Oberlin’s first-year enrolling students represent 44 states and 41 countries.
2020 Applicant Pool
College of Arts and Sciences
193 enrolling students (33%) were admitted through the Early Decision program.
Conservatory of Music
College figures are for first-year applicants only. Conservatory figures also include transfer and graduate students.
*Includes 33 first-year, double-degree students enrolled in both divisions.
Fall 2020 Enrollment
College of Arts and Sciences and the Conservatory of Music
|Double Degree (first-year and transfer)||34|
|Graduate (conservatory only)||3|
First-Year Enrolling Class Characteristics
|High schools represented||500|
|Public school students||68%|
|Private school students||32%|
|U.S. students of color||29%|
College of Arts and Sciences Academic Profile
First-year admitted students in the College of Arts and Sciences
Test Score Averages
|ACT||30 - 34|
|SAT/ERW||670 - 750|
|SAT/Math||660 - 770|
(Median 50 percent ranges)
Note: Oberlin will be test-optional starting with the 2020-2021 admissions cycle, and continuing as a pilot program through the 2022-2023 application year.
|ranked in top 1%||18%|
|ranked in top 5%||46%|
|ranked in top 10%||61%|
|ranked in top 25%||89%|
4.1 GPA weighted / 3.7 GPA unweighted
27% of first-year admitted students had rankings available
|American Indian or Alaska Native||1%|
|Black or African American||10%|
|Hispanic or Latino/a/x||8%|
|Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||<1%|
*Figures represent a percentage of the incoming class. Percentages include some students in multiple categories. About 10% of incoming students identify with more than one racial/ethnic category.
Data accurate as of 9/29/2020