So, What’s Next?
Engage With Us
Although the situation with Covid-19 prevents us from having visitors on campus, our students, faculty, and staff have put together a full lineup of online events and programs to help you get to know us.
Get the Details
See the timeline and steps for becoming part of Oberlin’s class of 2024.
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 Learning and Leadership
Learning from peers is central to the Oberlin experience, and Obies excel at helping Obies. The Peer Advising Leaders (PAL) program aims to create a sense of community among first-year students and will help you make the most of your educational experience.
Oberlin believes that all students should have the opportunity to spend a semester or year away from campus on an academic program in a different part of the country or world. In fact, 80% of students travel off campus for study, service, internships, or Winter Term.
The Oberlin Blogs are produced by a team of students who offer a variety of unfiltered perspectives about the Oberlin experience.
Three concerts, one parade, a poetry slam, and a trampoline.
Listening to her perform was an otherworldly experience.
A few things that are super important to learn before you arrive in the United States.
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. 350 student athletes compete in 21 varsity sports. Oberlin also offers 19 club sports as well as free fitness programs in our new health and wellness center.
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!
Employers know that students who study the liberal arts are able to reason, analyze, and communicate—skills that translate to the boardroom, the Peace Corps, the chem lab, the concert hall, and everywhere in between.
Follow recent Oberlin graduates as they land in highly coveted positions and career-making internships and graduate programs.