Is Oberlin Conservatory prestigious?
Oberlin Conservatory maintains an excellent reputation, and is especially well known for its programs in contemporary and baroque music, as well as its unique TIMARA (Technology in Music and Related Arts) program.
Is Oberlin College prestigious?
A new college rankings source that measures the work and influence of faculty and alumni places Oberlin among the top liberal arts colleges in the country. In its initial ranking released in January 2021, Academic Influence places Oberlin thirteenth among the top 1,240 liberal arts colleges in the United States.
How hard is it to get into Oberlin Conservatory of Music?
The school’s acceptance rate is 25%, which is selective but a bit better than the Eastman School of Music (12.5%) and Juilliard (6.7%).
Is Oberlin College a party school?
Compared to UC Santa Barbara, no, there is not a big party culture. We don’t have fraternities and sororities, so if you’re looking to go to a party filled with hundreds of crazy, intoxicated strangers, you may be disappointed with Oberlin’s party offerings.
Is Oberlin a little ivy?
The Hidden Ivies include many small colleges, such as Davidson College, Pomona College, Carleton College, and Oberlin College, as well as some large research universities, like Georgetown University, Vanderbilt University, Washington University in St. Louis, and the University of Southern California.
Are Oberlin students happy?
Oberlin students are generally extremely nice, well adjusted, and down to earth. There is very little clique-ishness – I always feel comfortable introducing myself to the person next to me in class.
Is Oberlin a black college?
Among Oberlin’s earliest graduates were women and black people. While Oberlin was coeducational from its founding in 1833, the college regularly admitted black students beginning in 1835, after trustee and abolitionist, the Rev. John Keep, cast the deciding vote to allow them entry.