Otterbein University Rankings

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In the World#2560 of 14178
In North America#793 of 2629
In the United States#728 of 2528
In Ohio#26 of 91
In Westerville#1 of 2

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
80%
Average SAT
1153
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$23,732 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,501
Graduates
352
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Otterbein University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate80%81%80%
Applicants2,8611,0471,814
Admissions2,2938431,450
Freshmen enrolled full time623245378

122 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

77 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
131 or 21%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1055
or below

75% of them
had 1250
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Otterbein University are 1055-1250 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
573 or 92%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Otterbein University are 20-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2152 (76%)
Black or African American214 (8%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown140 (5%)
Two or more races133 (5%)
Hispanic111 (4%)
Asian87 (3%)
Nonresident Alien9 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,732/year
Average aid awarded
$20,888
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$17,028
$30-48K$17,236
$48-75K$23,443
$75-110K$24,656
$110K+$26,477

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$32,024$595
Tuition in-state$32,024$595
Tuition out-of-state$32,024$595
Fee in-district$450$350
Fee in-state$450$350
Fee out-of-state$450$350

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,296
Combined charge for room and board$11,484
Room charge$6,078
Meal charge$5,406

Otterbein University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse49
Business Administration and Management, General1629
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing45
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General35
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management29
Early Childhood Education and Teaching24
Psychology, General24
Systems Engineering20
Public Relations & Image Management19
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management18
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching810
Nurse Anesthetist18
Biology & Biological Sciences, General18
Finance, General16
Biochemistry15
Fine & Studio Arts, General12
Accounting12
Health and Wellness, General12
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, Other11
History, General10
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other9
Pre-Veterinary Studies9
Design and Applied Arts, Other9
Curriculum and Instruction9
Creative Writing9
Actuarial Science8
Health & Health Care Administration & Management8
Special Education and Teaching, General8
Political Science and Government, General8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric7
Athletic Training & Trainer7
Mass Communication & Media Studies7
Acting6
Mathematics, General6
Environmental Science6
Musical Theatre6
Mathematics Teacher Education6
Marketing & Marketing Management, General6
Nursing Practice6
Health Teacher Education5
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology5
Computer and Information Sciences, General5
Criminology5
Sociology5
Chemistry, General4
Education, General4
Equestrian & Equine Studies4
Physics, General3
Music, Other3
International Business & Trade & Commerce3
Health Communication3
International Relations and Affairs3
Music Teacher Education3
Sustainability Studies3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other2
Music Performance, General2
Management Science2
Business & Corporate Communications2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other2
Spanish Language and Literature1
Music, General1
Organizational Leadership1
Reading Teacher Education1
Economics, General1
Philosophy1
Women's Studies1
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General1
Grand Total5141466
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate66%60%69%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
863
Citations
14,353

Publication count by topic

Medicine
196
Psychology
135
Physics
90
Sociology
54
Biology
49
Chemistry
39
Political science
39
History
35
Art
34
Computer science
34
Mathematics
25
Philosophy
22
Engineering
21
Economics
19
Business
12
Geography
11
Geology
7
Materials science
7
Environmental science
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics12504,643
Philosophy160825
Psychology16943,526
Sociology1879397
Economics2204410
Business2223475
History25206
Art25864
Political science279656
Geology303360
Geography309299
Medicine3150823
Biology31811,265
Mathematics3345314
Computer science3487437
Chemistry3648682
Engineering464929
Materials science519218

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199017
199138
199238
1993211
1994714
1995419
1996713
19971222
1998728
19991345
20001059
20011371
2002886
20037115
200414119
200518142
200630198
200718263
200812264
200925286
201025462
201132708
201233826
201329955
201492883
20151391105
20161011203
2017251264
2018231140
2019281305
2020441593

General info

Founded1847
WikipediaOtterbein University
Colorstan, cardinal
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff491
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1 South Grove Street
Westerville, Ohio, 43081
United States
City population36,000
Phone6148903000
Fax+1 (614) 823 3114

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