Olivet College

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School Overview

Olivet College is a public, four-year liberal arts college in Olivet, Michigan, located just 30 miles south of the city of Lansing, Michigan and 120 miles west of Detroit. Olivet is an affiliate institution of the United Church of Christ but accepts students and faculty from other faiths and denominations. It is also associated with the National Assocation of Congregational Christian Churches and regionally accredited by the North Central Assocation of Colleges and Schools.

Olivet College offers bachelor’s degree programs in over 30 fields of study, a Master of Arts in Education degree, and several dual degree programs via joint partnerships with other Michigan colleges.

General Information

Admission Office

Admissions Office

320 South Main Street

Olivet, MI 49076

(269) 749-7635

(800) 456-7189

Fax: (269) 749-6617



Contact: Larry Vallar

Vice President for Enrollment Management
Main Address

320 South Main Street

Olivet, MI 49076

(269) 749-7000

www.olivetcollege.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,126

Degree-seeking undergrads: 990

Setting

Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 60%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Financial Planning B
Insurance/Risk Management B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Education of Emotionally Handicapped B
English Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Speech Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Olivet College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(800) 456-7189
Website:www.olivetcollege.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://apply.olivetcollege.edu/apply/
Address:320 South Main Street, Olivet, MI 49076
Setting:42
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,078
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):43%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:1,045 (97% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$25,560
Out-of-state Tuition:$25,560
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$15,465

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Olivet College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Olivet College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services81
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3
Education141
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Health Professions and Related Programs1
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total492

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Olivet College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Olivet College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$25,560
Out-of-state$25,560
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,625
Out-of-state$6,625

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid23799%
Grant or scholarship aid23799%$15,465
Student loan aid20285%$8,986

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid98199%$13,579
Federal student loans78379%$7,323

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Olivet College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Olivet College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,6541,3731,281
Percent admitted100%39%61%
Percent admitted who enrolled13%15%11%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Olivet College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,078
Undergraduate enrollment1,045
Graduate enrollment33

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Olivet College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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