Why We Chose Oberlin
We walked around campus and asked students why they chose Oberlin. Here’s what they had to say.
What We Value About Oberlin
We asked students, faculty, and staff what they value most about Oberlin. Here's what they told us.
The Oberlin Stories Project
We have collected hundreds of personal narratives from students, alumni, faculty, and staff that explain the merits and strengths of Oberlin through the eyes of those who have experienced it firsthand.
Peer Advising Leaders
The PAL program aims to create a sense of community among first-year students and help them make the most of their educational experience.
Oberlin believes that all students should have the opportunity to spend a semester away from campus on an academic program in a different part of the country or world, and we are frequently ranked among the top 25 Baccalaureate Institutions that have the highest number of students who study abroad.
The Oberlin Blogs are produced by a team of current students who offer a variety of unfiltered perspectives about the Oberlin experience.
I discovered that a commonality between the arts and science shows at WLIW rested in a narrative regard for curiosity.
Obieland gets better with time. That’s the beauty of it.
I interview two friends about the best classes and professors at Oberlin, and get lots of great intel on how to sleuth for academic success!
Getting Off Campus
With so much happening on campus, it would be easy to never leave! But you’d miss out on a lot. From the city of Oberlin to nearby Cleveland and beyond, there are hundreds of opportunities to experience life in Northeast Ohio.
Oberlin is an NCAA Division III institution and part of the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC), the first conference in the country devoted to giving an equal emphasis to men’s and women’s sports. We offer 21 varsity sports.
33 Questions for Faculty
We asked faculty members (and President Ambar!) a range of questions about their work and life at Oberlin (33 questions to be exact, to honor the year in which Oberlin was founded). Here’s what they had to say!
A year after graduation, 85 percent of survey respondents from the class of 2016 reported that they were either employed, attending graduate school, or fulfilling a post-graduate fellowship. The rest were largely engaged in service work or pursuing internships.
Follow recent Oberlin graduates as they land in highly coveted positions and career-making internships and graduate programs.