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About Olivet

From enrollment to graduation, Olivet College is committed to your personal, academic and career success. 

How do we make this happen? Our highly qualified faculty and staff are committed to engaging with you, our students, throughout the learning process. While the learning that happens in the classroom is powerful and important, you also grow as an individual while you live, play and interact with your faculty and peers outside the classroom. In fact, we often form connections with students that last well beyond graduation. 

We invite you to campus to experience Olivet for yourself. We thank you for your interest in this great place, and look forward to seeing you soon!

 

Olivet College earned 10-year accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission.

 

Olivet College’s Mission

Olivet College’s mission is to provide an education that enriches lives intellectually, morally and spiritually to a diverse campus community. Having attained these qualities through their educational experiences at Olivet, our hope is that our graduates will embody the “divine art and science of doing good to others,” as stated by the college's founding fathers in 1844.

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 1,152
Student-to-faculty ratio: 17 to 1
Minority students: 15 percent
Female:  46 percent
Male: 54 percent 
Affiliations: United Church of Christ and National Association of Congregational Christian Churches
School Colors: Red and white
School nickname: Comets

 

 

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