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Olin College of Engineering
  • 4 Year
  • NEEDHAM, MA

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Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade unavailable
  5. Athletics
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  6. Party Scene
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  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
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  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B

editorial

Olin College is a highly rated private college located in Needham, Massachusetts in the Boston Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 347 undergraduate students. Admissions is competitive as the Olin College acceptance rate is 16%. Popular majors include Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Olin College graduates 96% of its students.

About

1000 OLIN WAY
NEEDHAM, MA 02492
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
No data available  

Olin College of Engineering Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Olin Admissions

Acceptance Rate
16%
Application Deadline
January 1
SAT Range
1460-1560
ACT Range
34-35
Application Fee
$85
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$35,310 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$36,640 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 5 responses
89%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 9 responses
89%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 9 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
347 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
39
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
14%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Multitalented
    40%
  • Versatile
    40%
  • Nerdy
    20%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
78%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 9 responses
Poll
80%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 10 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 4 responses
  • Home away from home
    50%
  • 9:1 TEACHERS, MORE CONCENTRATION ON STUDENTS
    25%
  • Underrated
    25%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
No data available  
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
96%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
No data available  
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 3 responses

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