Founded in 1844, Olivet College is located in south central Michigan, 30 miles south of Lansing and 125 miles west of Detroit. It sits on a rolling hilltop shaded by huge maple and oak trees in the city of Olivet, a community of about 1,700 people.
Olivet College is a private, four-year liberal arts institution. As a small, coeducational college, Olivet takes pride in recognizing its students as individuals. The campus features three residence halls, a campus-wide wireless network, computer labs, newly remodeled library, and a new athletic and recreation facility. Students have the opportunity to participate in more than 30 student organizations and 11 Greek societies.
Enrollment: 1,136 students
Michigan students: 96 percent
Minority students: 15 percent
International students: 1 percent
Female students: 46 percent
Male students: 54 percent
Olivet College is affiliated with the United Church of Christ and the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches.
Olivet College presently offers 28 programs leading to the baccalaureate degree, a master of arts in teaching degree, and dual degree programs with two higher education institutions in Michigan. Olivet College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
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30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
Faculty members: 92
Student to faculty ratio: 17 to 1
NCAA Division III
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Women's varsity teams: basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.
Men's varsity teams: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming and diving, track and field, and wrestling.
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