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Is Olivet a Good School for the Money?

Olivet College Value Report

College Factual's Best for the Money Rankings compare the quality of an Olivet degree with its cost to determine if the school is asking a fair price. Read the Olivet annual value report below.

Within Michigan, Olivet is Ranked Below Average in Quality and is Very Overpriced.

Below Average Michigan Value
Below Average Michigan Quality

Olivet College is ranked #38 out of #42 in Michigan for quality and #35 out of #41 for Michigan value.

This means it is below average in educational quality and yet priced much higher than it should be.

State Value Ranking  35 out of 41
Great Value
State Value Score  14.63 out of 100
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Olivet financial aid page to be sure.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Below Average National Quality

Olivet College is ranked #1,065 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Olivet College is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1065 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  27.65 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
East Central University $94,126 C
Montana State University - Northern $106,114 D
Coppin State University $107,599 D
Olivet College $110,918 D
Rochester College $126,271 F
Oklahoma Wesleyan University $127,131 F
Bay State College $176,558 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $110,918 in Total

The Olivet time to graduate is about 4.24 years and will cost an estimated $26,160 per year. This brings the total cost to 110,918.

Average Yearly Cost $26,160
Average Years to Graduate 4.24
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $110,918

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Olivet cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$101,323 In-State With Aid
$181,294 Avg Cost No Aid
4.24 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Olivet.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $181,294 #1,348 F
All Students $110,918 #1,065 D
Only Students Receiving Aid $101,323 #1,044 D
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $181,294 #40 F
All Students $110,918 #35 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $101,323 #34 F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Michigan.

About 100% of Olivet students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Olivet financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Olivet cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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