Franklin W Olin College of Engineering Rankings

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In the World#3439 of 14178
In North America#1005 of 2629
In the United States#932 of 2528
In Massachusetts#41 of 90
In Needham#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
16%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
35
Avg. cost to attend
$35,310 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
386
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
olin.edu

Franklin W Olin College of Engineering Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate16%10%32%
Applicants905668237
Admissions1426577
Freshmen enrolled full time853748

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
57 or 67%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1460
or below

75% of them
had 1560
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Franklin W Olin College of Engineering are 1460-1560 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
38 or 45%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 34
or below

75% of them
had 35
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Franklin W Olin College of Engineering are 34-35 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White163 (42%)
Asian54 (14%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown50 (13%)
Hispanic41 (11%)
Nonresident Alien37 (10%)
Two or more races32 (8%)
Black or African American9 (2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$35,310/year
Average aid awarded
$36,640
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$845
$30-48K$3,388
$48-75K$5,574
$75-110K$13,820
$110K+$41,194

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$52,164
Tuition in-state$52,164
Tuition out-of-state$52,164
Fee in-district$680
Fee in-state$680
Fee out-of-state$680

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity354
Combined charge for room and board$16,872

Franklin W Olin College of Engineering Majors

MajorBachelor's
Engineering, General42
Mechanical Engineering18
Electrical and Electronics Engineering18
Grand Total78
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate96%97%96%
  • Full-time retention rate - 99%

Publications & Citations

Publications
658
Citations
19,145

Publication count by topic

Computer science
138
Engineering
117
Mathematics
72
Psychology
68
Materials science
60
Physics
57
Sociology
21
Chemistry
19
Biology
15
Medicine
12
Political science
12
Art
9
Environmental science
6
Geology
5
Business
4
Geography
3
History
3
Philosophy
1
Economics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Engineering12913,165
Physics14123,150
Political science1691273
Materials science18834,103
Psychology19952,261
Geology2060290
Computer science22431,827
Mathematics2801609
Philosophy30801
Chemistry30981,384
Biology3419933
Environmental science3636108
Sociology388621
Geography49906
Medicine502082
Economics51592

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199901
200024
2001710
20021563
2003780
200413155
200526211
200622289
200737390
200831622
200938699
201049973
2011281173
2012451323
2013411585
2014561580
2015441576
2016271560
2017461523
2018411433
2019271499
2020291564

General info

Alternative namesOlin College of Engineering
Founded1997
WikipediaOlin College
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff129
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools

Location and Contacts

Address1000 Olin Way
Needham, Massachusetts, 02492-1200
United States
City population31,000
Phone7812922300
Fax+1 (781) 292 2210

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