Tuition & Fees

$25,560

$25,560

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

59%

41%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,416
Declined + 1,238
Total Received 2,654
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Private (nonprofit)

1,045

undergraduate students

33

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Insurance
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Biology
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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 1,078
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: 1,611), 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

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived if filed online)
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 or ACT Required

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,416
Declined + 1,238
Total Received 2,654

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Tim W. Johnston
Vice President for Admissions and Marketing
P: 800 456-7189
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
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Analysis in Insurance
Chemistry
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
English
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Financial Planning
Fitness Management
Graphic Design
Health Science
History
Information Technology
Insurance
Insurance/Risk Management
Journalism/Mass Communication
Mathematics
Music
Psychology
Social Studies
Sociology/Anthropology
Sports/Recreation Management
Teaching
Visual Arts
Writing
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Undergraduate

97%

1,045
students

Female
41%
431

Male
59%
614

Graduate

3%

33
students

Female
24%
8

Male
76%
25

undergraduateFull-time

90%

944
students

Female
41%
380

Male
59%
564

undergraduatePart-time

10%

101
students

Female
51%
51

Male
49%
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
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • 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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