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Future Students

Why Otterbein?

Otterbein University

There are lots of reasons.

  • A nationally recognized curriculum.
  • One of the best hands-on, experiential learning program in the country.
  • The perfect location - beautiful campus in a great town bordering a major city (Westerville Voted America's Best Suburb by the Movoto Real Estate blog)

But we expect you have more questions. That's what this page is about. Check out these resources to help you figure out, "Why Otterbein?" From our "Answer Book" to other news, honors and statistics - it's here.

Still can't find what you're looking for? Just give us a call or send us a note. We'll help you find the answers you need.

Academics at Otterbein

Student walking in the science building.

Otterbein's mission is to educated the whole person in a context that fosters the development of humane values.

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Otterbein in the News

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See what others are saying about Otterbein University.

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Read the personal stories of people and programs that are making a difference at Otterbein and beyond.

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Cardinals on Camera

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See photos from our latest events!

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University Recognition

From the list of "Best Colleges" to service to sustainability, Otterbein has been recognized for its excellence.

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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.
M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (summer)


p/ 614.823.1500
e/ uotterb@otterbein.edu