Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is not accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 3
Social Studies 3
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted January 15
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted January 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Used for admission, ACT: Used for admission
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
173 West Lorain Street
Oberlin
OH
44074
Phone
(800) 622-OBIE
Fax
(440) 775-8886
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15, 2022
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
January 15, 2022
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
Audition for the Conservatory of Music, detailed portfolio for homeschooled students recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Interview X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Academic GPA X
Class Rank X
Essay X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Relation with Alumnus X
Ethnicity X
Recommendations X
First Generation to Attend College X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
36% of 7,525 applicants were admitted
Women
38% of 4,378 applicants were admitted
Men
34% of 3,147 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
1,596 (96%) of 1,664 admitted students enrolled
Men
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
1,290
Students Accepting Wait List Position
1,188
Students Admitted From Wait List
83
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
34%
3.50 - 3.74
31%
3.25 - 3.49
21%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 630-730 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
39.6%
Score of 600 - 700
44.9%
Score of 500 - 600
13.9%
Score of 400 - 500
0.9%
Score of 300 - 400
0.7%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 650-720 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
43.7%
Score of 600 - 700
49.8%
Score of 500 - 600
6.2%
Score of 400 - 500
0.3%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
28-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
64.1%
Score of 24 - 29
32.9%
Score of 18 - 23
2.5%
Score of 12 - 17
0.5%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 53%
Top quarter: 85%
Top half: 96%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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