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Oberlin College Admissions

Oberlin admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 28%. Students that get into Oberlin have an average SAT score between 1250-1450 or an average ACT score of 29-33. The regular admissions application deadline for Oberlin is January 15.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
28%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
63%
Total Applicants
8,518
SAT Range
1250-1450
SAT Reading
630-730
SAT Math
620-720
Students Submitting SAT
56%
ACT Range
29-33
ACT English
30-35
ACT Math
27-32
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
51%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 15
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
Application Fee
$0
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
80%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.15 responses
Poll
93%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.15 responses
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