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Olin College of Engineering

Needham, MA

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Overview

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 Phone: 781-292-2300

Majors & Degrees

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

862
Applied
165
Accepted
386
Enrolled
19%
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Female Admissions

216
Females Applied
85
Females Accepted
39%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

646
Males Applied
80
Males Accepted
12%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

85
Application Fee
3.91
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 4th April 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer January 4th April 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 720 770
SAT Math 770 790
ACT Composite 35 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

59,972
Private
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Fees

830
Full-time student fees
19,820
Room & board
11,738
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

56,598
Avg. Financial Aid Package
57,157
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
31,878
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,111
Avg. Loan Aid
28,399
Avg. Grant Aid
54,775
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

386
Total Undergrad students
87%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (50.26%)
Female (49.74%)

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 99%

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
Soccer No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Soccer No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No

Faculty

8
Total Faculty
Full-time - 3
Part-time - 5
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