Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)


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Oberlin College is ranked 47 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 83 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 64%
Applicants who took ACT 46%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+50%
600-69940%
600+90%

SAT Math Score

700+33%
600-69950%
600+83%

ACT Score

30-3667%
24-2930%
24+97%

Students applied7,815
Students admitted2,249
Admission rate29%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate75%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$51,324
Fees$678
Room and board$14,010
Estimated book expense$930
Total cost$66,942

Cost after need-based aid$32,385
Cost after non-need-based aid$53,271

Average debt at graduation$25,018

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$40,300

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$34,557
Average non-need-based aid$13,671

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,912

Full-Time

Men1,282
Women1,615

Part-Time

Men9
Women6

Freshmen retained92%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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