Olivet College Reviews
Olivet College is a small rural school that still offers plenty of student clubs and activities to keep you busy. The curriculum is limited because of the schools size, but is still a very competitive academic school.
I love that the teachers are always here to help you. There is also a Starbucks here so there always coffee.
I love that it is a very small school, I like this because almost everyone knows each other and everyone seems to be a lot closer that you would at a bigger university. I also like all the professors I have so far, they all are willing to help if you ask them. The tutors here are also very helpful if you cant meet with your professor, so I enjoy using the tutors here. One thing I would change at Olivet college is maybe get like a small convenience store because there is none in town
It feels like home and everyone is very welcoming. There are times when you may feel lost, but there is always someone you can go to who will make your time at Olivet easier. The experience overall has been a positive one.
I have spent 2 years at Olivet so far, and unfortunately I am not impressed. Yes, I was excited at first to attend, but Olivet does not meet the standard that other liberal arts colleges here in Michigan do. Whilst I did have some memorable professors, classes were far too easy and posed nothing challenging. Intellectual conversations outside of the classroom were none, besides the fact that Olivet recruits lunkheads and people who barely got by in high school. If anyone is looking for a liberal arts college that prides itself off of academic rigor, merit, reputation, and character, Olivet does not meet the match. In the end, I decided to transfer because I would like to attain a degree from a school that takes my money and dedication seriously.
Olivet College is a very nice school all together. What it distinctly lacks in activities to participate in on campus is made up for in the academic aspects of the college. The teachers are all available and extremely willing to help out the students almost all of the time. With Olivet having such a small student base, most of the teachers have plenty of time to help the students learn or better understand the content of each class. Besides this, the school's food is fairly decent for the most part with some exceptions. However, it has improved greatly in this aspect as this past year has progressed.
Olivet is a great college if you like a small campus and even smaller classroom. The advisors and professors here all want to see you cross the stage in four years, they are very helpful. But, one thing i would love to change about the school is the food service we get it is not the best on a scale of one out of ten and ten being the best to me it’s honestly a 6.
Olivet is a very personalized college. The faculty and staff will always go above and beyond for you. The class sizes are very small so each student get a lot of one on one time. I love Olivet College because it feels like home. Every teacher after having them once knows your name. If you ever need help with any subject they have tutoring available at no cost. Your advisors are assigned based on what major you are, so that means that they have your best interest at heart. The teachers will always push you do do better. Olivet is like one big family.
Olivet College has a beautiful campus and small class sizes that make it easy to learn. However, a lot of class offerings are at the same time so making a schedule is a little difficult. Also if you have a professor that you don't want to take again, chances are, you are going to have to have them again.
Olivet College is a small, boring campus filled with African Americans who feel they own the place. The admissions folks purposely target the blacks, and let them flunk out after first year. The food is mediocre. Dorms are extremely crummy and with no AC in the summer. The professors are okay, but the programs are NOT challenging whatsoever, so this school doesn't really prepare an individual for grad school. The town is so dull and bleak. You would have to drive 30 minutes away to find something to do. If you are not an athlete, do not come to this school. You will be regarded as an outsider and you'll make no friends. Drug use and sexual assault on campus is high here. Don't be fooled because this is a private school. It's run by deplorable people who aren't classy, sophisticated, or mannered. Paying $35,000 to go here is absolutely not worth it. Go somewhere else.
They don't have as many opportunities for people going into the feild I would like to peruse which is pre-med.
I just think the school is too small for me and not challenging enough
There's not a lot of sexual assault on my campus
I don't really get involved with the Greek societies so I don't really have an opinion about them.
The academic opportunities at Olivet college are amazing however it is a very small campus, so the social aspect and getting involved aspect are very lacking due to the size and location of the school.
Greek Life students hold a huge role in the social atmosphere on campus. We have a student ran Greek government that organizes multiple social events, and we also volunteer at events around campus to increase student involvement and encourage students to a leader on campus. Greek students are viewed differently based in each organization by non-Greeks. The non-Greeks who want to become Greek, view Greeks as mentors and friends. Other non-Greek students have no idea what to think about Greeks on campus; the picture us as students from a wild Greek life movie. Olivet has housing for all 11 of its Greek organizations but two.