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International Students

Towers Hall at Otterbein University

Inclusive. Innovative. Progressive.

It’s the best way to describe Otterbein’s history, present and future. Founded in 1847, Otterbein University is a comprehensive, private, liberal arts institution that offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees and a doctor of nursing practice degree. Otterbein is home to approximately 3,000 students located in Westerville, a suburb of Columbus, Ohio. For more than 120 years, Otterbein has enrolled international students into its academic programs and fostered global partnerships. Nationally recognized for its innovative curriculum, it is one of only six schools to serve as a site for the Association of American Colleges and Universities project on experiential learning

Admission Requirements

Get information about our application process for international students.

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International Student Support Services

Learn about Otterbein's host family program, International Student Association and more.

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Otterbein Semester

This study abroad program is for international students looking for a one or two semester experience in the United States.

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English as a Second Language

Continue to gain confidence with the English language while you attend Otterbein.

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/ International Admission

The Office of International Admission is located in Clippinger Hall, 102 W. College Ave., Westerville, OH 43081, USA

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

p/ 614.823.1500
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Alyssa Libby 
Senior Assistant Director International Recruitment
p/ 614.823.1356
e/ alibby@otterbein.edu

Amy Overturf
International Admission Counselor
p/ 614.823.3209
e/ aoverturf@otterbein.edu

Jenny Seymour

International Admission Coordinator
p/ 614.823.3263
e/ jseymour@otterbein.edu

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International Students Receive Warm Welcome
International Students Receive Warm Welcome

More than 90 students representing 19 different countries will be studying at Otterbein this semester.