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Photo of students working in the community Garden

Community is important to us.

Otterbein University believes in giving back to the community, through service, cultural experiences and business partnerships. Community members are invited to explore our art exhibits and attend our music and theatre performances. Businesses are invited to partner with our courses to provide students with real-life learning experiences in exchange for assistance with business programs and plans.


Otterbein keeps our neighbors up-to-date with news and alerts.

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Businesses and Partners

Learn more about the many ways you can partner with Otterbein.

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Community Garden

Learn, serve and grow at the Otterbein Community Garden.

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Women's Leadership NET

The Otterbein Women's Leadership NET provides networking, educational and transformational opportunities for girls, students and community leaders.

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Summer at Otterbein

From summer camps to summer tuition discounts, Summer at Otterbein has something for you!

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The Point at Otterbein Univeristy

Logo for The Point at Otterbein University

The Point at Otterbein University offers opportunities for community businesses, entrepreneurs and learners.

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/ Fast Facts

Location / Westerville, OH
President / John Comerford, Ph.D.
Mascot / Cardy the Cardinal
Colors / Tan and Cardinal
Founded / 1847
Students / approx. 2,900
Students to faculty / 12:1
Majors / 74
Minors / 44
Graduate Programs / 8 - learn more 

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/Now Offering a Non-Profit Leadership Certificate

Have you ever dreamed of working for a non-profit company? Learn all of the ins and outs by earning our Non-Profit Leadership Certificate.