Franklin W Olin College of Engineering: Review & Facts

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Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 370 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1997 and is the only institution located in Needham, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
3
Few
Bachelor's degree is available at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering.

Franklin W Olin College of Engineering deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 3 majors. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
91%
Good
It is important 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 positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Franklin W Olin College of Engineering student retention rate is very high at 91% (well above Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is outstanding - 99%. Roughly 1% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is good - 8:1. Find out more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$45,600
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high, around $45,000 per year. The additional fees at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering not covered by tuition are around $600; this comes to a total of $45,600 annually.

Read the details about Franklin W Olin College of Engineering additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
11%
Hard
According to recent data, 1,075 applications were submitted and 118 were accepted; so it is challenging to get accepted at this school.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$9,300
High
Franklin W Olin College of Engineering provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering, 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-
Unsafe
Franklin W Olin College of Engineering offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 400 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is high, about $9,300 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Franklin W Olin College of Engineering seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Franklin W Olin College of Engineering Location and Maps



Post Address: Franklin W Olin College of Engineering, 1000 Olin Way, Needham, Massachusetts 02492-1200, USA
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