Olin College of Engineering

Needham, MA

Olin College of Engineering

Needham, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$57,356

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
770
25th
695
75th
800
25th
755
75th
36
25th
34
75th
36
25th
34
75th
35
25th
34
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 148
Declined 752
Total Received 900
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Private

421

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 421
Established in 1997
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

70-acre campus in Needham (population: 31,329); 14 miles from Boston; served by bus and train. Major airport serves Boston. School is adjacent to Babson College.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
770
25th
695
75th
800
25th
755
75th
36
25th
34
75th
36
25th
34
75th
35
25th
34

Admissions Facts

Application fee $85
Other application fee ($85 for international students)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Extremely Selective

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 148
Declined 752
Total Received 900

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

90%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$37,877

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $53,990
Room & board $17,460
Additional fees $3,366
Books & supplies $200
Total $75,016
Average Financial Aid - $37,877
Total with Avg. Aid $37,139

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $275,815
State $0
Institutional $7,434,310
Other external $93,962
Total $7,804,087

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $4,956,471
Other external $284,381
Total $5,240,852

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 781 292-2215
finaid@olin.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering, General.
Mechanical Engineering.

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Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

421

total students

15%

in-state

85%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

421
students

Female
53%
224

Male
47%
197

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

358
students

Female
52%
185

Male
48%
173

15%

63
students

Female
62%
39

Male
38%
24

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Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

39%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: January 1

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Countries most often represented China
India
South Korea
Turkey
Special services offered for international applicants

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