College News and Fun Facts: Oberlin College

Oberlin College’s Art Museum rents out original paintings from the greats, such as Renoir, Picasso and Pollock, to its students for $5 a semester. Source.

The first college to graduate women was the Oberlin College. Mary Caroline Rudd, Mary Hosford, and Elizabeth Prall graduated with AB degrees in 1841. Source.

  • Color: Cardinal Red and Mikado Yellow
  • Mascot: Yeomen and Yeowomen
  • Motto: “Learning and Labor”
  • Admit Rate: 39.4% (Class of 2022). Read more