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Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Needham, MA

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Overview

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering is a 4-year institution located in Needham, MA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Olin Way
Needham, MA  02492-1200
United States

Majors & Degrees

Engineering Associate Bachelors
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

878
Applied
138
Accepted
390
Enrolled
16%
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Female Admissions

242
Females Applied
77
Females Accepted
32%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

636
Males Applied
61
Males Accepted
10%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

85
Application Fee
3.9
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Interview
3 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 1st April 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 731 710 760
SAT Math 770 750 790
ACT Composite 34 34 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

52,164
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Fees

680
Full-time student fees
16,872
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

49,873
Avg. Financial Aid Package
50,924
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
27,021
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,216
Avg. Loan Aid
24,734
Avg. Grant Aid
48,507
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

390
Total Undergrad students
11%
International Students
89%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.23%
Black or African American 2.05%
White or Caucasian 43.85%
Asian 12.82%
Two or more races 6.67%
Other 14.1%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 100%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Candidates' Weekend, Expo and Fall Career Fair

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Council of Olin Representatives, Stay Late and Create, Support, Encourage and Recognize Volunteerism (SERV), Mini Baja and Olin Fire Arts Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No

Faculty

58
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 42
Part-time - 16
Male - 34
Female - 24
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