Understanding Your Otterbein Advantage Benefits

The Otterbein Advantage Scholarship

Otterbein University is proud to partner with employers throughout Ohio to offer a special educational benefit — the advantage of a private university education at public school prices.

What distinguishes the Otterbein Advantage Scholarship is the broadened benefit of eligibility. Advantage Partner employees, their spouse/domestic partner, AND their dependent children are able to take advantage of this transformative educational opportunity.

Highlights for Dependent Children of Participating Advantage Partner Employees

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$19,000 Scholarship

This award is renewable for FOUR years.**

This scholarship represents a 56% discount off of Otterbein’s 2022-2023 tuition.

After the scholarship is applied, a student’s net tuition price is reduced to $14,824 before state, federal, or institutional need-based aid or loans.

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Otterbein Ranked

100% of classes taught by Otterbein faculty.

#9 (Top 5%) among 166 Regional Universities Midwest.
#7 (Top 4%) Best Undergraduate Teaching.
#9 Most Innovative Schools

U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023 edition of “America’s Best Colleges”

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Qualifying dependents may enroll and begin at Otterbein each spring or fall. Visit www.otterbein.edu/apply/ for details.

** Students are responsible for additional costs that may include textbooks and supplies, mandatory technology and student life fees, and room and board if they choose to live on campus.

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21st Century Education

Access to an education built on Otterbein’s innovative Integrative Studies curriculum, hands-on experiential education, and more than 45 undergraduate majors and 30 minors.

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Student Success

Even during a pandemic 99.2% of the Class of 2021 reported that they were either EMPLOYED, IN GRADUATE SCHOOL, OR SERVING IN THE MILITARY within six months after graduation.

Current Advantage Partners

  • Bath & Body Works
  • BMI Federal Credit Union
  • Central Ohio Primary Care
  • Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA)
  • Charley’s Cheesecakes
  • Charley’s Kids Foundation
  • City of Columbus
  • City of Westerville
  • Columbus City Schools
  • Delaware County
  • Fairfield Medical Center
  • Franklin County
  • g2o
  • Knox Community Hospital
  • Lenny’s Grill & Subs
  • Licking Memorial Health Systems
  • Nationwide Children’s
  • OhioHealth
  • Westerville City Schools
  • Roush Auto Group
  • Solar Planet