Otterbein University

#17 in Federal Region V

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Westerville, OHDegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree2,928 Students72.87 % Acceptance Ratio11:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Otterbein University is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Westerville, Ohio. It has a total enrollment of 2,928 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 11:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 72.87% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio72.87 %
    Admission Yield27.56 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$35
    Graduate Application Fees$40

    The acceptance ratio is 72.87% last year at Otterbein University where total 3,222 students applied and 2,348 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$31,874
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$941
    On-Campus Living Costs$13,242
    Off-Campus Living Costs$11,940

    The tuition & fees at Otterbein University, for academic year 2017-2018 is $31,874.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $13,242 when living on campus and $11,940 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    Campus Housing

    Meal Plan

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Otterbein University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, Campus Housing, Meal Plan, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Remedial Service, Career Counseling and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Otterbein University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Otterbein University

Key Stats for Otterbein University

Costs of Attendance expensive

Otterbein University$31,874
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Ohio$26,679

Admission Chances average in nation


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Ohio69.52%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Ohio88.77%

Student Population small

Otterbein University2,928
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Ohio138,287

Graduation Rates high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Ohio53.67%

Major Programs diverse major programs


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Ohio96

Distance Learning limited online classes


Online Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges8
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges10
  • 4 Years or High Colleges15
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Ohio11

Contact Information & Online Resources


Otterbein University 1 South Grove Street,
Westerville, OH 43081
614) 890-3000


Otterbein University is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission (01/01/1913 - Current).
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