Franklin W Olin College of Engineering in Needham

Needham, MA

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Overview

Franklin W Olin College of Engineering offers 9-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 8:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 12%. The most popular test is SAT - 86% of students submitted it in comparison to 44% of students who submitted ACT. 51.5% are women, and 48.5% are men. 12% percents of international students. The average annual total cost of attendance at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is 22031$, that is above national average. 97% of full-time Franklin W Olin College of Engineering students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$22,031
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By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Franklin W Olin College of Engineering students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$1,427
$30,001 - $48,000$2,133
$48,001 - $75,000$9,733
$75,001 - $110,000$20,654
$110,001+$29,764

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 9000

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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24%

Students services

Career

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Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Graduation Rate

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97%
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Franklin W Olin College of Engineering graduation rate is above the national average.

97% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Franklin W Olin College of Engineering completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time to completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Applying information

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

12 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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12%

In comparison to National Average

Franklin W Olin College of Engineering acceptance rate is below national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 63%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 51%.

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12%
BELOW AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $20k - $30k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 71%, so Franklin W Olin College of Engineering acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 59%.

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12%
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Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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67%

Total

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67%

Full time

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0%

Part time

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Franklin W Olin College of Engineering students submitting SAT scores

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86%

Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
2095 - 2310

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 690 - 760
Math: 720 - 790
Writing: 685 - 760

SAT Test Score Range

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ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Franklin W Olin College of Engineering students submitting ACT scores

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44%

Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
32 - 34

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 31 - 35
Math: 32 - 35
Writing: 8 - 10

ACT Test Score Range

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SAT Score Converter

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Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is 8:1, that means that for every 8 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

8:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

43
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12%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 1000 Olin Way address in Needham, Massachusetts.

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Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Franklin W Olin College of Engineering with 0.29% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Main Campus is forcible sex offense.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Franklin W Olin College of Engineering offers 9 programs in total: 9 are for Bachelor's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 23 universities in Norfolk county. Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is one of the few institutions in Norfolk that offers a Bachelor's degree program.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Franklin W Olin College of Engineering

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Overall Rating:

Lots of people from the local community walk their very cute dogs on campus

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Great small campus! Cozy dorm room and very cozy library!

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Institution waffles about gigantic art installations such as 7' snow cubes. Education was passable, however.

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Overall Rating:

A fine institution

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Overall Rating:

Great place to improve your Ultimate skills. They have disc golf too if you want to branch out a bit.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 1000 Olin Way

Place: Schools of engineering

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +7812922300

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: olin.edu

Financial aid office: Go to the page

Admissions office: Go to the page

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Student-Right-to-Know student athlete graduation rate: -

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