Oberlin College Early Decision for Fall 2022 Admission

Oberlin College offers Early Decision but does not offer Early Action for freshman admissions.

This year, the Early Decision (ED) deadline for Oberlin College is November 15.

All ED1 applications should receive an admissions decision by December 15. Last year, Oberlin College admitted 246 of the 505 applicants who applied early decision. The acceptance rate was 48.71%.

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waiting! :crossed_fingers:t4:

Well, we have a date…. Regular decisions will be released on Saturday 3/19 per today’s email.

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Ugh I’m so nervous :sob:

Do you know what time?

11 am ET today.


Has this become the RD thread for fall 2022 entry? If so, why so quiet?


So excited to learn my daughter was accepted today, with a combination of grants and scholarships that make COA reasonable.

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I got in with scholarships as well! So happy! Was not expecting it!

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anyone else have nothing in their portal?

My S was admitted with $20k scholarship….

Son accepted to college and conservatory. Sweet merit scholarships from both schools, too.

My child was accepted regular decision with enough grants to make Oberlin possible. Couldn’t be happier. He is a creative writing major, and Oberlin’s program is one of the best.


Daughter admitted to math with merit $.

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Does anyone know the max amount for the John F Oberlin scholarship ?


That is good to know ! D accepted and also wants writing and or chem