Tuition & Fees

$25,560

$25,560

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
44%
12-17
33%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
20%
18-23
44%
12-17
34%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
61%
12-17
20%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

59%

41%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,921
Declined + 1,457
Total Received 3,378
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Private (nonprofit)

988

undergraduate students

19

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 1595
ACT 2042

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School Facts

Olivet, founded in 1844, is a church-affiliated, multipurpose college. Its 92-acre campus is located in Olivet, 125 miles west of Detroit.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,007
Established in 1844
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Congregational (United Church of Christ)
Accredited by •  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Olivet, MI

92-acre campus in Olivet (population: 1,609), 30 miles from Lansing and 20 miles from Battle Creek. Major airport serves Detroit (100 miles); smaller airport and bus serve Lansing; train serves Battle Creek.

Olivet College
320 South Main Street
Olivet, MI 49076

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
44%
12-17
33%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
20%
18-23
44%
12-17
34%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
61%
12-17
20%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
ACT only Required

Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,921
Declined + 1,457
Total Received 3,378

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Volunteer Work

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Melissa Casarez
Director of Admissions
P: 800 456-7189
F: 269 749-6617
admissions@olivetcollege.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
diving
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (Division III)
Mascot
Comets
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Art Teacher Education
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Secondary Teaching
Business Administration
Business Analysis in Insurance
Chemistry
Chemistry/Secondary Teaching
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
English
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Financial Planning
Fitness Management
Graphic Design
Health Science
Health Teacher Education
History
Information Technology
Insurance
Insurance/Risk Management
Integrated Science Secondary Teaching
Journalism/Mass Communication
Mathematics
Mathematics/Elementary Teaching
Mathematics/Secondary Teaching
Music
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Elementary/Secondary Teaching
Psychology
Social Studies
Sociology/Anthropology
Speech Secondary Teaching
Sports/Recreation Management
Teaching
Visual Arts
Writing
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Undergraduate

98%

988
students

Female
41%
407

Male
59%
581

Graduate

2%

19
students

Female
37%
7

Male
63%
12

undergraduateFull-time

89%

880
students

Female
40%
349

Male
60%
531

undergraduatePart-time

11%

108
students

Female
54%
58

Male
46%
50

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.60
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Nepal
Venezuela
The Netherlands
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mike Fales
International Student Advisor
269 749-7624
mfales@olivetcollege.edu

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