Tuition & Fees

$51,080

$51,080

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
79%
600-699
19%
500-599
2%
700-800
91%
600-699
9%
700-800
59%
600-699
37%
500-599
4%
30-36
92%
24-29
6%
18-23
2%
30-36
96%
24-29
4%
30-36
98%
24-29
2%
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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

Accepted 142
Declined + 920
Total Received 1,062
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Private (nonprofit)

380

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 2824
ACT 1883

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Location

School Facts

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, founded in 1997, is a private, coed institution. Its 70-acre campus is located in Needham, Massachusetts.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 380
Established in 1997
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Needham, MA

70-acre campus located in Needham (population: 28,888); 14 miles from Boston; served by bus and train. Major airport serves Boston. School is adjacent to Babson College.

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
1000 Olin Way
Needham, MA 02492-1200

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
100%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
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
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
79%
600-699
19%
500-599
2%
700-800
91%
600-699
9%
700-800
59%
600-699
37%
500-599
4%
30-36
92%
24-29
6%
18-23
2%
30-36
96%
24-29
4%
30-36
98%
24-29
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $85
($85 for international students)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

Accepted 142
Declined + 920
Total Received 1,062

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
State residency

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Emily Roper-Doten
Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
P: 781 292-2222
apply@olin.edu

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$47,140

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $50,400
Room & board $16,300
Additional fees $680
Books & supplies $200
Total $67,580
Average Financial Aid - $47,140
Total with Avg. Aid $20,440

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $183,178
State
Institutional $6,774,470
Other external $66,300
Total $7,023,948

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $4,772,417
Other external $305,705
Total $5,078,122
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 781 292-2215
finaid@olin.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jean Ricker
Director of Financial Aid
jean.ricker@olin.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
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Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

380

total students

12%

in-state

88%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

380
students

Female
48%
184

Male
52%
196

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

351
students

Female
48%
166

Male
52%
185

8%

29
students

Female
63%
18

Male
37%
11

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: January 1

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants
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