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Olivet College (OC Comets)

320 South Main Street, Olivet, MI

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Olivet College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Olivet, MI, which is a predominantly rural area. The school maintains a United Church of Christ affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. OC Comets has an annual student enrollment of nearly a thousand.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs OC Comets offers:

  • Education
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Business And Marketing Studies

To be considered for admissions, you may be required to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then reviewed by admissions officials. Students may provide either the ACT or SAT exam scores to be considered for admissions to OC Comets. A score within the range of 430 to 510 on the SAT, or 18 to 23 for the ACT is usually submitted among accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 74% of which only 37% decided to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at olivetcollege.edu.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $23,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should use the school's net price calculator to identify their cost of attendance. Housing is available for students, and generally costs about $3,900 each year. Students at OC Comets may be eligible for aid which is typically scholarships, grants, and loans.

The mascot for OC Comets is the "Comets", and they participate in intercollegiate athletics through the NCAA. Athletic programs available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)

To see a full list of areas of study, enrollment information, financial aid details, and more, please take a look at the school's website at http://www.olivetcollege.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the students Olivet College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Olivet College has a total student population of about 1,000, with undergraduate students making up about 97% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $24,000-$29,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $800 to $960 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$12,889
Receiving Student Loans93%$9,570
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Olivet College may provide services like those listed below:

  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs

Graduation Rates

Olivet College has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 43%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years26%
Graduating in 5 Years14%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Olivet College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
  • Basketball (Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
  • Football (Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Olivet College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Olivet College for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
56.87%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
17:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
2

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$13,338