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Visit Otterbein

Welcome to Otterbein.

Are you interested in attending Otterbein? Or seeing a theatre or music performance? Or hearing a lecture by a renowned scholar? Or cheering on the Cardinal football team at Memorial Stadium? 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.

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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 / 75
Minors / 44
Graduate Programs / 8 - learn more