Olivet College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Olivet College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,150 students enrolled. This college was established in 1844 and is the only college located in Olivet, Michigan.

Olivet College is affiliated with United Church of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
At Olivet College you can receive your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Olivet College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Criminal Justice, Business, Biology, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
71%
Olivet College student retention rate is fair at 71% (above Michigan average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Olivet College is low: 40%.

Student to faculty ratio at Olivet College is decent - 17:1. Find out more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,100
Average tuition price is high, about $21,200 a year. The additional fees at Olivet College not covered by tuition are approximately $900; which comes to a total of $22,100 per year.

Read the details about Olivet College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
53%
As reported in recent data, 2,379 applications were submitted and 1,252 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Olivet College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,500
Olivet College offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Olivet College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Olivet College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 700 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, approximately $3,500 a year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Olivet College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Olivet College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Olivet College Location and Maps



Post Address: Olivet College, 320 South Main Street, Olivet, Michigan 49076, USA
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