Tuition & Fees

$28,650

$28,650

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

56%

male

44%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 999
Declined + 402
Total Received 1,401
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Private (nonprofit)

1,055

undergraduate students

43

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Insurance/risk Management
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 1595
ACT 2042

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Location

School Facts

Olivet College, founded in 1844, is a church-affiliated, multipurpose college. Its 92-acre campus is located in Olivet, 30 miles south of Lansing, MI.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,098
Established in 1844
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Congregational (United Church of Christ)
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Olivet, MI

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.

Olivet College
320 South Main Street
Olivet, MI 49076

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

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 21% of male students
 
4 sororities 23% of female students
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
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

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 999
Declined + 402
Total Received 1,401

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

Lilsa Lehman
Assistant Vice President for Admissions
P: 800 456-7189
admissions@olivetcollege.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 456-7189

Financial Aid Officer

Lilbby Jean
Director of Student Services
ljean@olivetcollege.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

bowling, boxing, cheerleading, dance, stunt

Club Sports - Women's

bowling, boxing, cheerleading, dance, stunt

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Ryan Shockey (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Mascot
Comets
School colors
red and white

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
Nursing
Professional Criminal Justice
Psychology
Social Studies
Sociology/Anthropology
Sports/Recreation Management
Visual Arts
Writing
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Insurance/risk Management
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

1,098

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

1,055
students

Female
44%
461

Male
56%
594

4%

43
students

Female
70%
30

Male
30%
13

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

933
students

Female
43%
396

Male
57%
537

12%

122
students

Female
54%
65

Male
46%
57

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
44%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

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

Not Reported

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 5
Countries most often represented Canada
Great Britain
India
Kenya
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mike Fales
Director of Service Learning and Campus Ministries
269 749-7624
mfales@olivetcollege.edu

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