Olivet College

Olivet, MI

Olivet College

Olivet, MI

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Tuition & Fees

$28,692

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

59%

male

41%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

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

1,045

undergraduate students

33

graduate students

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92-acre campus in Olivet (population: 1,683), 20 miles from Battle Creek and 30 miles from Lansing. Major airport serves Detroit (100 miles); smaller airport and bus serve Lansing; train serves Battle Creek.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Lansing, Battle Creek
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Capital City

Olivet College
320 South Main Street
Olivet, MI
49076

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
71%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Minority Association of Premedical Students
  • Gay-Straight Alliance
  • Mathletes
  • OC Association Computing Machinery
  • Black Student Union

Top Events

  • Lecture and Symposium Speakers Series
  • Service Day
  • Midnight breakfast
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Other security measures
  • security cameras in all dorms and campus surveillance

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

level of applicant's interest
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

bowling, boxing, cheerleading, dance, stunt

Club Sports - Women's

bowling, boxing, cheerleading, dance, stunt

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
Environmental Studies
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
Finance, General
Financial Planning and Services
Forensic Science and Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Information Technology
Insurance
Journalism
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Psychology, General
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Air force ROTC

1,078

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

1,045
students

Female
41%
431

Male
59%
614

3%

33
students

Female
24%
8

Male
76%
25

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

951
students

Female
41%
383

Male
59%
568

9%

94
students

Female
52%
48

Male
48%
46

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 67%
Student 4 year graduation rate 36%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

50

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

Not reported

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

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