Olivet College (OC Comets)

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Olivet College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Olivet, MI, a predominately rural area. About 1,300 students are enrolled at OC Comets.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to Olivet College. A score in the range of 790 to 900 on the SAT exam, or 17 to 22 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the OC Comets average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.80 - 3.14. 51% of all students that apply are accepted to Olivet College, from which 29% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at olivetcollege.edu.

Overall OC Comets Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

51.5%

The overall acceptance rate for Olivet College was reported as 51.5% in Fall 2013 with over 2,000 college applications submitted to OC Comets. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • OC Comets ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • OC Comets Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Olivet College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Olivet College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Olivet College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 61.7%
  • 2010-2011: 53.6%
  • 2011-2012: 74.0%
  • 2012-2013: 52.6%
  • 2013-2014: 51.5%
  • Projected OC Comets Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 56.6%

How Does OC Comets Compare?

51.5%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Olivet College is eight percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Albion College56.4%
Spring Arbor University65.1%
Kalamazoo College66.9%
Calvin College69.8%
Cornerstone University68.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants1,99552.4%47.6%
Admitted1,02753.3%46.7%
Enrolled30161.8%38.2%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to OC Comets (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English15 - 22
Math17 - 22
Composite Score17 - 22
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