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Otterbein University

Westerville, OH

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Overview

Otterbein University is a University institution located in Westerville, OH, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1 South Grove Street
Office of Admission
Westerville, OH  43081-9924
United States
Contact Mr. Mark Moffit
Executive Director of Admissions
Email: uotterb@otterbein.edu
Phone: 614-823-1500
Fax: 614-823-1200

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Equestrian/equine Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Veterinary/animal Health Technology/technician And Veterinary Assistant Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Health Communication Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Systems Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, Other Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy And Religious Studies, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Environmental Chemistry Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts, Other Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,761
Applied
3,147
Accepted
2,165
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

2,307
Females Applied
1,912
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,454
Males Applied
1,235
Males Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

34,424
Private
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Fees

475
Full-time student fees
12,468
Room & board
6,574
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

27,990
Avg. Financial Aid Package
29,613
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,250
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,158
Avg. Loan Aid
16,829
Avg. Grant Aid
22,793
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
79.65%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
26%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,165
Total Undergrad students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.29%
Black or African American 9.44%
White or Caucasian 73.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 3.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.52%
Two or more races 5.01%
Other 2%

Gender

Male (40.14%)
Female (59.95%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 51%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Otterbein Christian Fellowship and Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities Checkmark
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Most popular organizations:
Musical groups, Honoraries, Academic interest clubs and Governance

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour locked residence hall entrances

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

326
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 135
Part-time - 191
Male - 134
Female - 191
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