Olivet College

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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


Total undergrads: 1,126

Degree-seeking undergrads: 990


Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

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


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 – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


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 – 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.

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