Olivet College

320 South Main Street, Olivet, MI 49076
Tel: (269)749-7000
Private not-for-profit | 1,190 students
Olivet College is a private, four-year liberal arts institution. As a small, coeducational college, Olivet takes pride in recognizing its students as individuals. The campus features three residence halls, a campus-wide wireless network, computer labs, newly remodeled library, and a new athletic and recreation facility. Students have the opportunity to participate in more than 20 student organizations and 11 Greek societies.

School Overview:

Olivet College
CountyEaton County, MI
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
63 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,190 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,018 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
172 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,152 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
38 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
2%3%
% Black
8%6%
% White
89%84%
% Two or more races
1%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$21,971$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$21,971$24,744
 
Tuition$27,500
Tuition NotesFull year, includes
Percent Admitted53%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)480-550450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)435-490460-573
ACT English (25-75%)16-2319-25
ACT Math (25-75%)17-2318-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)18-2320-25

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1844, Olivet College is located in south central Michigan, 30 miles south of Lansing and 125 miles west of Detroit. It sits on a rolling hilltop shaded by huge maple and oak trees in the city of Olivet, a community of about 1,700 people.
  • Olivet College presently offers 28 programs leading to the baccalaureate degree, a master of arts in teaching degree, and dual degree programs with two higher education institutions in Michigan. Olivet College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • Olivet considers extracurricular activities including jobs, athletics, and campus and community activities as integral to, not apart from, each student’s educational experience. We encourage and reward involvement in these activities because they provide rich opportunities for learning the same critical skills that are taught in the academic curriculum.
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