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QuestBridge Applicants

QuestBridge Applicants

Since being the first college in the United States to admit students regardless of race (1835) and women into a coeducational environment (1837), Oberlin College remains committed to access and forging a diverse and inclusive community. As part of this mission, Oberlin is a proud partner of QuestBridge National College Match.

About QuestBridge

QuestBridge is an organization based in northern California designed to connect bright, motivated low-income students with top educational, professional, scholarship, and life opportunities.

The QuestBridge National College Match partners with 35 colleges and universities to provide students the chance to attend a top-tier college on a substantial scholarship through a rigorous and competitive application process.

For more information about QuestBridge and the National College Match, please visit the QuestBridge website.

About Oberlin and QuestBridge

To gain an overview of Oberlin’s partnership with QuestBridge, please visit the Oberlin partner application requirements webpage and Oberlin College Match Scholarship Package Details on the QuestBridge website.

QuestBridge Match is binding with the College of Arts & Sciences only. Students interested in the double-degree program must also apply to the Conservatory of Music through a separate application process.

Learn how to apply to Oberlin through QuestBridge National College Match.* 

*Students who are not matched to Oberlin are encouraged to roll their applications over to the Regular Decision for further consideration.

The Oberlin Supplement will be made available to students who are not matched and wish to roll their applications over to Regular Decision after the QuestBridge National College Match decision in early December.

About Quest Scholars Network

Learn about Oberlin’s Quest Scholars Network!

If you have additional questions about Oberlin and QuestBridge, please email

Did You Know

Oberlin College has been a leader in improving the environment. The Adam J. Lewis Center for Environmental Studies opened in November 1999. It was designed to purify and reuse non-potable wastewater on site, use sustainably grown or produced materials, and eliminate the use of toxic materials, among other features. The building is intended to be a laboratory that showcases environmentally efficient building technologies and sustainable building techniques. The Lewis Center has won several major architectural awards and continues to attract considerable national attention.

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