Apply to Otterbein University
Students with a passion for science, who love solving problems, and who desire a challenging and rewarding career are encouraged to apply to Otterbein University as the biology or earth science major of their preference.
- Complete online application. Otterbein is a member of the "Common Application."
- Official ACT or SAT test scores
- Otterbein recommends having test scores sent directly from the testing agency
- Otterbein's ACT school code is 3318
- Otterbein's SAT code is 1597
- Official high school transcripts
- Letter of recommendation (optional)
- Personal Essay (250 words)
- $35 application fee
Admission to Otterbein is based on a student's overall potential for academic success. Decisions are made after a holistic review of grades earned through the high school junior year as well as other criteria, including ACT or SAT scores, application essay, activities and involvement and guidance counselor recommendation. Otterbein places more emphasis on the academic transcript, as we believe it is one of the best indicators of student success and college preparation. Each student is also considered for the unique talents and contributions he or she will offer the Otterbein community.