Overall Oberlin College Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1260 - 1450
- ACT Scores: 29 - 32
- Average GPA: 3.6
How Hard Is It to Get into Oberlin College
Applicant Selectivity: Highly Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Oberlin is considered highly selective. Many accepted applicants score in the top-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Oberlin College Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in OH
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
Students applying to the Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences must display both strong academic achievement and good character. An academic foundation of four years each in Mathematics and English and three years each in Science, Social Studies and foreign language are expected.
Students must submit an application online through either the Common Application or Coalition Application. Students will also need to provide an Oberlin-specific essay response, high school transcripts, two academic evaluations, and test scores from the SAT or ACT. Additional materials are required for music students looking to join the Conservatory.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||640 - 740|
|Math||620 - 710|
|Total Score:||1260 - 1450|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|English||31 - 34|
|Math||27 - 31|
|Composite Score:||29 - 32|