380
Students
Financial aid thermometer
47,140
Avg. Financial Aid
Most Selective
Admission Difficulty
13
13%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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
Contact Email: apply@olin.edu
Phone: 781-292-2222
Fax: 781-292-2210

Majors & Degrees

Engineering Associate Bachelors
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Mechanical Engineering Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,062
Applied
142
Accepted
380
Enrolled
13%
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Female Admissions

279
Females Applied
78
Females Accepted
28%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

783
Males Applied
64
Males Accepted
8%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

85
Application Fee
3.8
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 March 24th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 732 710 770
SAT Math 765 740 800
ACT Composite 34 33 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

50,400
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Fees

680
Full-time student fees
16,300
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

47,140
Avg. Financial Aid Package
50,941
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
25,533
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,122
Avg. Loan Aid
24,333
Avg. Grant Aid
45,637
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
99%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
99%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

380
Total undergrad students
10%
International Students
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.89%
Black or African American 2.37%
White or Caucasian 48.68%
Asian 11.32%
Two or more races 7.11%
Other 12.63%

Gender

Male (51.58%)
Female (48.42%)

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

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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
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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

59
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 41
Part-time - 18
Male - 36
Female - 23