Otterbein University

Address:
1 Grove Street, Westerville, OH 43081
Phone:
614-890-3000
Website:
http://www.otterbein.edu
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About Otterbein University

Otterbein University is classified as a college or university with a medium-sized master’s program. Colleges and universities with a medium-sized master’s program typically award between 100 and 199 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees only within the professional fields. Most graduate degrees are awarded in fields other than education or business. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,642
 Graduate421
 Total3,063
GenderFemale64%
 Male36%
Student Age% Under 2577%
 % 25 and Over22%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time76%
 % Part-time24%
Race/Ethnicity% White81.6%
 % Black6.6%
 % Asian1.3%
 % Latino1.9%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown7.1%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemQuarter

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal3,477
 % Admitted82%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled23%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT31%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT91%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800600 / 800
 SAT Writing460 / 800580 / 800
 SAT Math480 / 800590 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite21 / 3625 / 36
 ACT English20 / 3626
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math20 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$35
 In-State Tuition & Fees$28,413
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$28,413
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid100%
 % Undergraduates with Loans83%
 % Undergraduates with Grants100%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,101
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,887
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,310
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Westerville Area

Median Age40
Median Household Income$83,234
Total Population36,164
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total46.8% 53.2%
 Age 0-950.0%50.0%
 Age 10-1748.4%51.6%
 Age 18-2446.0%54.0%
 Age 25-2948.4%51.6%
 Age 30-3945.0%55.0%
 40+46.7%53.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White88.0%
 % Black7.1%
 % Asian1.3%
 % Latino1.2%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,887
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$733
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50048.8%37.7%2.1%
 $500 to $7497.2%32.7%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%29.6%30.6%
 Over $100044.0%0.0%37.1%
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