|Setting:||Large Town Setting|
|Size:||Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
Olin College is an engineering school in Needham, Massachusetts, that offers high-ranking academics and a distinctive and innovative approach to the field.
Olin College’s undergraduate academics have received high ratings from such publications as U.S. News, Princeton Review and Fiske.
Available majors include:
- Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Computer Engineering
All programs use the “Olin Triangle” model. This educational model integrates the study of science, engineering techniques and liberal arts.
Students also undertake major technical projects. These include coming up with solutions for leading companies like Boeing, IBM and Microsoft.
Olin College also believes in a well-rounded education. Students must therefore participate in co-curricular activities, which include everything from a poetry club to public speaking groups. Also unique to Olin College are Passionate Pursuits. Passionate Pursuits are usually creative or artistic undertakings like music or dance, which students pursue under the guidance of a faculty mentor.
In addition to an admissions application and an application fee, applicants must submit transcripts, ACT or SAT scores and recommendation letters.
Olin College offers such need-based financial aid awards as federal and institutional grants and federal loans. Olin also awards full and partial tuition scholarships, as well as private scholarships from outside organizations, to those who qualify.
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Needham, MA 02492
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Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||358|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||358|
- Latino: 2%
- African American: 1%
- Caucasian: 64%
- Asian: 17%
- Unknown and Other: 16%
|Unknown and Other||16%|
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