Olin College has one of the highest four-year graduation rates in the country, with 76 graduating. After six years, 93 graduate. A majority of students stay at the college after their first year, resulting in a 99% retention rate.

Olin’s faculty currently consists of around 40 members (a 7 to 1 student to faculty ratio). All are committed to their fields and continue their research, writing, and work while teaching. Professors are not tenured, but rather are offered five year renewable contracts.

A majority of students that attend Olin are from Massachusetts and California with the remaining amount coming from all corners of the United States. The college also offers students the chance to study abroad.

Academic Profile for 2019

Four Year Graduation Rate

Six Year Graduation Rate

Eight Year Graduation Rate

Student to Faculty Ratio
7 to 1

First Year Retention Rate

Distribution of Students per State

for the first-year class of
students in 2017

(Hover in each state to view details of distribution)

1 To 5
6 To 15
16 To 25
26 To 50
51 and Above

Student Race, Ethnicity, and Age Information

Total Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity for the 2017 school year

Students Total

Total Enrollment by Age for the 2017 school year

Students Total

Other Learning Opportunities
Distance learning
Does not offer distance education opportunities
Special learning
Study abroad



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Agency Period of Accreditation Status
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
04/12/2006 - Current
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