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Visit Otterbein University

Share in the Otterbein experience from the moment you arrive on campus! Schedule a campus tour to really see what Otterbein is about.

  • I am a high school freshman, sophomore or junior

  • I am a high school senior

  • I am a future adult and/or transfer student

  • I am a future graduate student

Group Visit Requests

We are happy to host High Schools and College Access Groups who are interested in bringing high school aged students to campus. Learn more and submit a request for an Organized Group Visit.

Saturday Visits

Otterbein recognizes that you may not be able to visit with us on a weekday, which is why we offer select Saturday visits throughout the academic year. We offer our Otterbein Overview visit option during regularly scheduled Saturday visits. This visit option includes a small group presentation as well as a small group tour.

Sign-Up Here for the Saturday Otterbein Overview Visit!

Directions & Parking

Main Street

Get directions to campus, whether traveling by car, bus or plane. Plus, check out our virtual tour!

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Where to Stay

Uptown Westerville

Need overnight accommodations? Check out a list of hotels located near campus.

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/ Undergraduate Admission

The Office of Admission is located in Clippinger Hall, 102 W. College Ave.

Office Hours
M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


p / 614.823.1500
e / uotterb@otterbein.edu

/ Experience Otterbein

You can learn a lot about Otterbein in 100 seconds. Check out Otterbein’s perfect location and learn more about fun things to do, your chances of getting financial aid, one big rock and lots more in this Otterbein University overview video.

/ Free Wi-Fi for Guests

As a convenience to our campus visitors, the OtterbeinGuest wireless network is available in several indoor and outdoor locations. This wireless network allows access to the internet only and does not require a user name or password (acceptance of Otterbein’s usage policy is required).

/ Fast Facts

Location / Westerville, OH
President / Dr. Kathy Krendl
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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