Otterbein University: Ranking & Review

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Top 18%

Otterbein University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate76%74%78%
Applicants3,1191,1351,984
Admissions2,3838421,541
Enrolled undergraduates607223384
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,9361,0681,868

383 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

19 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores121
Percent of students submitting SAT scores20%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
587
Math
585

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores564
Percent of students submitting ACT scores93%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
24
ACT Math
23

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $35. Application fee for graduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Otterbein University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$46,390$46,390
Off-campus$45,088$45,088
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,828 and other expenses per full academic year.

Otterbein University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,295 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$31,424$31,424
Fees for full-time undergraduates$450$450
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$564$564
Tuition for Full-time graduates$591$591
Fees for full-time graduates$350$350
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$591$591

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs119777203
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services8421105
Education504090
Visual and Performing Arts5353
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4747
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3131
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2626
Social Sciences2525
Psychology2525
Natural Resources and Conservation2121
English Language and Literature & Letters1818
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services88
Philosophy and Religious Studies77
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies66
History66
Physical Sciences66
Mathematics and Statistics44
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics22
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Grand Total5431387688

A total of 543 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Otterbein University.

At the master's and doctor's level 145 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate64%57%68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%

General info

Founded1847
Religious affiliationUnited Methodist
Colorstan, cardinal
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff495
Instructional FTE226
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.otterbein.edu
Address1 South Grove Street
Westerville, Ohio, 43081
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population40,000
Phone6148903000
Fax+1 (614) 823 3114

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