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Otterbein University Offers Convenient Programs & Classes for Adult Students


Returning to college as a working adult is a big step.
This can be your moment.

Otterbein University offers great programs for working adults wishing to receive a college degree. It could be that you want to finish a degree program you started years ago, or are looking to start fresh.  

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Otterbein has great programs and convenient class times to fit your schedule, no matter how busy you are.

At Otterbein, every student’s story matters.
You’re an adult with demands, obligations and responsibilities.
People count on you – at work and at home.
But that doesn’t mean wanting something more has to be a daydream.

If you’re ready…..
To do more…
To be more…
To change the game – not play it…
You’re ready to learn at Otterbein.

What Programs Are Offered and Will They Fit My Schedule?

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If you are looking for degree completion or starting new, we offer flexible evening and online courses. We also offer more than 70 majors and 44 minors.

Will My Credits from a Previous College Transfer To Otterbein?

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Yes! You can use your prior college credits to complete your degree or supplement a new degree path.

How Much Does it Cost to Attend? What are the Tuition Costs?

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Less than you might think. Otterbein is extremely affordable for all students. In fact, our tuition as been frozen for the 2016-2017 academic year! We also offer scholarships and financial aid, as well.

Can I Use My Veteran’s Benefits at Otterbein?

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Thank you for your service in our nation’s armed services. We can help you with Veteran’s benefits so they can be applied to your studies here.

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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.


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Adults start and finish undergraduate education at different life stages. One student who has managed to juggle her personal life, career and education successfully is Carmelita “Carmen” Ingram. Otterbein understands the unique challenges and aspirations of adult students.