71%

Acceptance Rate

$17,992

Avg.Financial Aid

002308

FAFSA Code

About Olivet College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,098

Website

https://www.olivetcollege.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Church of Christ

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Olivet College, which is located in Olivet, MI is a private, United Church of Christ university. Olivet College occupies a total area of about 56 acres. The foundation of Olivet College was laid down in the year 1844. The motto of the Olivet College is Pro Christo et Humanitate and its official colors are red and white. The total enrolment stands at 1,224 students at Olivet College. Around 1,177 and 47 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 41 who teach various courses to the students. Interestingly, Olivet College has an ethnically diverse student population. At OC around 66% are white, 20% are Black or African American, and 6% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, at the university, around 95% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 44% of the students are females and 56% are males. In its 176 years of existence, OC has produced several known personalities like Vern Ruhle, Dave Cutler, Scott Sigler, and Daron Cruickshank. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 58 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission, and TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council). Olivet College has around $14 million as of 2016 in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

320 South Main Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8004567189
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

71%

SAT Range

850 - 1070

ACT Range

16 - 22

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The admission to Olivet College is easy as the university takes in a few number of students. To kickstart the admission process at OC, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $25. As a general rule of thumb, in order to improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Olivet College, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. This points to the fact that scoring high on standardised tests is not an important criterion for this university. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 320 South Main Street, Olivet, Michigan 49076. To gather more information, they can call them at (800) 456-7189.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$21,979

Average Annual Cost

$26,748

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$932

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,590

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,766

Total One Year Cost

$41,236

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to OC. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $42,758. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($28,692), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($10,100), and budget for other expenses ($2,766). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

60%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

13%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

58%

Male Professors

42%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

36 Graduates

Insurance

34 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

31 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

25 Graduates

Biology, General

13 Graduates

Psychology, General

8 Graduates

Sociology

8 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

6 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

6 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

5 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

5 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

5 Graduates

Journalism

4 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

4 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

3 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

2 Graduates

History

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,055

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

47%

Full-time

88%

Part-time

12%

Students Gender

Male

56%

US National: 44%

Female

44%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

67% White

2% Unknown

19% Black

6% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

2%

Unknown Location

6%

Out Of State

91%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$62,696 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 93% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

93%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Comets

School Colors

red and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

10

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At OC, $10,100 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at OC. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol and 24-hr escort safety rides. The college has enrolled around 56% male and 44% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$38,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$27,000

$29,500

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$280 - 306

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,992

Students Receiving Federal Grants

56%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,910

Students Receiving State Aid

69%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,903

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$13,950

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$20,812

$30K - $48K

$20,207

$48K - $75K

$20,667

$75K - $110K

$18,590

> $110K

$19,881

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at OC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,893, whereas the financial aid is $15,003. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $2,194 and institutional aid worth $15,003.

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