Class of 2027 Profile
Oberlin’s first-year enrolling students represent 43 states and 46 countries.
2023 Applicant Pool
|College of Arts and Sciences||Conservatory of Music|
227 enrolling A&S students (32%) were admitted through the Early Decision program. College figures are for first-year applicants only. Conservatory figures also include transfer students.
*Includes 53 first-year, double-degree students enrolled in both divisions.
Fall 2023 New Student Enrollment
|College of Arts & Sciences and the Conservatory of Music|
|Double Degree (first-year and transfer)||53|
|Graduate (conservatory only)||3|
First-Year Enrolling Class Characteristics
|High schools represented||593|
|Public school students||64%|
|Private school students||36%|
|U.S. students of color||26%|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||1%|
|Black or African American||7%|
|Hispanic or Latino/a/x||7%|
|Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||1%|
*Figures represent a percentage of the entire incoming class. Percentages include some students in multiple categories. About 9% of incoming students identify with more than one racial/ethnic category.
College of Arts and Sciences Academic Profile
First-year admitted students in the College of Arts and Sciences
|Test Score Averages|
|ACT||32 - 34|
|SAT/ERW||710 - 770|
|SAT/Math||690 - 770|
(Median 50 percent ranges)
Note: Scores were reported by 59% of students. Oberlin was test-optional during the 2022-2023 admissions cycle, and will continue to be test-optional as a pilot program through the 2025-2026 application year.
|Ranked in top 1%||20%|
|Ranked in top 5%||48%|
|Ranked in top 10%||64%|
|Ranked in top 25%||89%|
Note: Class ranks are unavailable for 80% of students. Percentages above reflect only the ranked student population.
4.0 GPA weighted / 3.8 GPA unweighted