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Olivet College

Olivet, MI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate50%

Olivet College Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Olivet College. Around 50% of applicants get into Olivet College each year. Out of 2,654 applications received in 2023, 1,316 students were offered admission.

If you are considering submitting an application to Olivet College, the application fee costs $25.

Olivet College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Olivet College's admissions stats.

Olivet College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 4%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 97%
Waitlist No

Olivet College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Olivet College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to Olivet College?

Olivet College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Olivet College Admissions

How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to Olivet College?

Getting into Olivet College is not difficult. Olivet College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Olivet College accepted 50% of students, approximately 1,316 of the 2,654 students who applied.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Olivet College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to Olivet College

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Olivet College

Olivet College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Olivet College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Olivet College

What does Olivet College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Olivet College for more information on admission factors.

Olivet College Application Requirements

To apply to Olivet College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Olivet College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Olivet College?

Olivet College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Olivet College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 4% of Olivet College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 97% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Olivet College, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Olivet College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Olivet College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

More Information on Transferring to Olivet College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Olivet College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Olivet College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Olivet College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Olivet College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Olivet College.

Does Olivet College accept transfer credits?

✅ Olivet College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Olivet College accepts:

• Life Long Learning Credit

Does Olivet College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Olivet College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Olivet College?

✅ Olivet College is not test optional.

What is Olivet College's acceptance rate?

✅ Olivet College's acceptance rate is 50%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Olivet College?

❌ Olivet College does not offer early decision.

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Olivet College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Olivet College? Olivet College is a less selective institution. The Olivet College acceptance rate is 50%. This means that the institution accepts 49 out of every 100 applicants.


Olivet College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Olivet College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Olivet College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Olivet College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Olivet College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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