Otterbein University is proud to recognize Paige Elizabeth Wright of Barnesville for being named to the Dean's List at Otterbein University for the 2017 Spring Semester.

Students must be full-time with a grade point average of at least 3.60 to qualify for the Dean's List.

Otterbein is a private, co-educational, comprehensive liberal arts institution founded in 1847 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

It is located in Westerville, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus that has been ranked the fifth friendliest town in America by Forbes and in 2012 and 15th on Money Magazine's 2009 list of Best Places to Live.

Otterbein enrolls approximately 3,000students, including full and part-time undergraduates, adult learners, and students enrolled in The Graduate School.

Otterbein offers over 70 majors, as well as individualized fields of study. Master's degree programs are offered in allied health, business administration, education, educational mathematics and nursing, including courses in its newly-accredited nurse anesthesia program in conjunction with Grant Medical Center.

Otterbein's first doctorate program, doctor of nursing practice (DNP), began classes in spring 2011.

Accredited since 1913 by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Otterbein has consistently placed high among peer institutions in U.S. News & World Report's "Guide to America's Best Colleges" for over a decade.

Otterbein is ranked 16th among 149 schools in its category in the 2013 guide and was named a top 10 "Up and Comer" by its peers in the 2011 guide.

Otterbein has also been recognized by Washington Monthly as a top school for contributions to the public good and by the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its commitment to community service and service-learning.