Class of 2026 Profile
Oberlin’s first-year enrolling students represent 42 states and 53 countries.
2022 Applicant Pool
|College of Arts and Sciences||Conservatory of Music|
255 enrolling A&S students (31%) were admitted through the Early Decision program. College figures are for first-year applicants only. Conservatory figures also include transfer students.
*Includes 38 first-year, double-degree students enrolled in both divisions.
Fall 2022 New Student Enrollment
|College of Arts & Sciences and the Conservatory of Music|
|Double Degree (first-year and transfer)||41|
|Graduate (conservatory only)||4|
First-Year Enrolling Class Characteristics
|High schools represented||667|
|Public school students||67%|
|Private school students||33%|
|U.S. students of color||29%|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||1%|
|Black or African American||7%|
|Hispanic or Latino/a/x||8%|
|Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||1%|
*Figures represent a percentage of the entire incoming class. Percentages include some students in multiple categories. About 11% 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||680 - 780|
(Median 50 percent ranges)
Note: Scores were reported by 62% of students. Oberlin was test-optional during the 2021-2022 admissions cycle, and will continue to be test-optional as a pilot program through the 2022-2023 application year.
|Ranked in top 1%||22%|
|Ranked in top 5%||48%|
|Ranked in top 10%||66%|
|Ranked in top 25%||89%|
Note: Class ranks are unavailable for 78% of students. Percentages above reflect only the ranked student population.
4.0 GPA weighted / 3.8 GPA unweighted