Located in Oberlin, Ohio, about 40 minutes from Cleveland, Oberlin College & Conservatory offers one of the world’s great undergraduate educations, with a long tradition of educating top scholars and musicians. Founded in 1833, it holds a distinguished place among American colleges and universities as the first to grant bachelor's degrees to women in a coeducational environment and the first to adopt a policy to admit African Americans. Its 2800 students pursue multiple passions and interests within a supportive, collaborative community. Oberlin focuses on undergraduate teaching, hands-on research, culturally immersive study away experiences, and world-class music opportunities. In the last century, Oberlin alumni have gone on to earn more PhDs than graduates of any other liberal arts school. In nearly every career field, Oberlin graduates are making an impact and improving our world.