Oberlin’s first-year enrolling students come to us from 44 states and 35 countries.

Class Profile Stats 2021

2018 Applicant Pool

  College Conservatory Early Decision
Applicants 6,269 1,509  
Admitted 2,473 446  
Enrolled 725* 164* 235 (32% of class)

College figures are for first-year applicants only. Oberlin Conservatory figures also include transfer and graduate students. *Includes 46 double-degree students enrolled in both divisions.

Fall 2017 Enrollment

Arts and Sciences / Conservatory of Music

First-Year Students 818
Double Degree (first-year and transfer) 48
Transfer 32
Graduate (conservatory only) 11
Total 861

Test Score Averages*

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

ACT 30-34
SAT ERW 670-750
SAT Math 650-770

*Median 50 percent ranges

Class Rank

College of Arts and Sciences Only

ranked in top 1% 21%
ranked in top 5% 48%
ranked in top 10% 65%
ranked in top 25% 91%

GPA

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

Enrolling Class Characteristics*

College of Arts and Sciences / Conservatory of Music

U.S. Students of Color 28%
International students 13%
High schools represented 681
Public school students 68%
Private and parochial school students 32%
Male students 42%
Female students 58%

* Does not include graduate students

Data accurate as of 7/30/18