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Visit Otterbein University

Visit Otterbein University Today

Schedule a Campus Visit

Schedule a campus tour in order to really see what Otterbein is about. If you're interested in attending Otterbein, here are a few other things you can see or do while visiting:

  • walk the campus at your own pace
  • see a theatre or music performance
  • hear a lecture by a renowned scholar
  • cheering on the Cardinal football team at Memorial Stadium
  • experience campus life
  • see and explore uptown Westerville, just a few blocks away

There is always something going on at Otterbein, and we invite you to check it out!

Otterbein is located in Westerville, Ohio, a suburb of the capital city of Columbus. Westerville provides a warm friendly atmosphere for Otterbein students while remaining conveniently located close to a large metropolitan city that is full of cultural and social opportunities. Closer to home, Westerville’s historic Uptown District is just steps from campus and features a nice selection of restaurants, shops, boutiques, and coffeehouses. In 2009, Westerville was ranked 15th on the Top 100 list of "America's Best Places to Live" by Money magazine.

Schedule a Visit

Otterbein sign

We'd love to show you around campus. Learn more about our different campus visit options.

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Directions & Parking

Main Street

Get directions to campus, whether traveling by car, bus or plane. Plus, check out our virtual tour!

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Where to Stay

Uptown Westerville

Need overnight accommodations? Check out a list of hotels located near campus.

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Campus Addresses

Science Center

Get a list of addresses for our campus buildings.

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/ Undergraduate Admission

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.
M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (summer)


p / 614.823.1500

e / uotterb@otterbein.edu

/ Virtual Tour

Check out our virtual tour, complete with student tour guides and videos about our most notable campus buildings.

/ Free Wi-Fi for Guests

As a convenience to our campus visitors, the OtterbeinGuest wireless network is available in several indoor and outdoor locations. This wireless network allows access to the internet only and does not require a user name or password (acceptance of Otterbein’s usage policy is required).

/ Fast Facts

Location / Westerville, OH
President / Dr. Kathy Krendl
Mascot / Cardy the Cardinal
Colors / Tan and Cardinal
Founded / 1847
Students / approx. 3,000
Students to faculty / 11:1
Majors / 74
Minors / 44
Graduate Programs / 8 - learn more