48 months
59384 USD/year
59384 USD/year
Tuition fee
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With courses in American, international comparative politics, and political theory, our Politics program at Oberlin College & Conservatory prepares students for careers in a range of sectors, including government and policy work, journalism, law, nonprofits, movement politics, and academia.


Politics at Oberlin College & Conservatory combines the scholarly and academic renown of larger universities with the collegiality and close faculty-student collaboration of a liberal arts college. 

From Theory to Practice, from Grassroots to Global

  • Our faculty are experts in a broad range of areas of study: Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe. 
  • We facilitate internships in NGOs, the labor movement, congressional offices, and more. The politics department is also a collective of scholars who are excited to challenge received wisdom and engage in wide-ranging, rigorous discussion.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Mass Politics in a Media Age
  • Work, Workers and Trade Unions in Advanced Capitalist Societies
  • US Foreign Policy
  • Justice, Virtue, and the Good Life

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • We accept online applications through either the Common App or the Coalition Application. 
  • School Report with Official Transcript.
  • Teacher Evaluations.
  • English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Tuition Fee

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    59384 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59384 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Oberlin

1070 - 1765 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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