Oberlin’s first-year enrolling students come to us from 43 states and 44 countries.

2017 Applicant Pool

  College Conservatory Early Decision
Applicants 7,221 1,526  
Admitted 2,322 414  
Enrolled 648* 145* 237 (37% of class)

College figures are for first-year applicants only. Conservatory figures also include transfer and graduate students. *Includes 36 double-degree students enrolled in both divisions.

Fall 2017 Enrollment

Arts and Sciences / Conservatory of Music

First-Year Students 736
Double Degree (first year and transfer) 37
Transfer 13
Graduate (conservatory only) 18
Total 767

Test Score Averages

First-year admitted students in the College of Arts and Sciences

ACT 30-33
SAT ERW 670-740
SAT Math 650-750

*Median 50 percent ranges

Class Rank

College of Arts and Sciences Only

ranked in top 1% 21%
ranked in top 5% 51%
ranked in top 10% 68%
ranked in top 25% 93%

GPA

4.0 GPA weighted / 3.7 GPA unweighted
For first-year admitted students with rankings available

Enrolling Class Characteristics*

College of Arts and Sciences / Conservatory of Music

American ethnic minorities 27%
International 12%
High schools represented 593
Public school students 65%
Private and parocial school students 35%
Male students 43%
Female students 57%

* Does not include graduate students

Data accurate as of 5/31/17