Franklin W Olin College of Engineering

Needham, MA, USA
4.54 Average Rating
Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is a private institution located in Needham, Massachusetts. Olin bases the academic curriculum on the liberal arts, engineering fundamentals, and entrepreneurship. Admissions are deemed “more selective” and all students must major in one of three areas of engineering. Olin also offers students a chance to follow other interests through the “Passionate Pursuits” program where the student will be sponsored to learn anything from improvised jazz to scuba diving with funding from Olin.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
10%
Out of State Students
80%
0
100
13%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 34
0
36

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision January 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
380
Total Number of Undergrads
380
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
0
100
79%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
91%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
8:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$35,240
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$53,736
Out-of-State Tuition
$53,736
0
100
100%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$45,637
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
52%
48%
Student Organizations
44
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Boston
San Francisco
Seattle
New York
Los Angeles
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
83%
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What Students Are Saying

4.54 Average Rating
Olin is a VERY small engineering school. They are very project-oriented and have a different approach to engineering education, and are getting good results. With only approximately 350 students, there's no way people aren't going to know you.
Jake
LESS CROWD - MORE ATTENTION - 9:1 TEACHER - STUDENT
HARD WORKING STUDENTS CAN ACHIEVE A LOT
SOBER CROWD
Shruti from India

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