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Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Campus Life and Facilities

Olin College Students Say...

The devotion to real-world learning at Olin means “people think a lot about self-improvement and learning.” The academic focus leaves some to “get over­whelmed with the amount of work,” but for most this “uniquely awesome” group of students manages to find plenty of ways to keep themselves busy, even during down time. “For fun, we often go on adven... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

Needham, MA 02492-1245

United States

Phone: 781-292-2222

Fax: 781-292-2210


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 98
Fire Safety Rating: 89
Green Rating: 65
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 75.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://facilitiesservices.olin.edu/PublicSafety.ht...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 100.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:55
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Improv comedy
Political Discussion Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Theater Program
Number of Social Sororities:0
    % of women who join:0%
Number of Social Fraternities:0
% of men who join: 0
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:see Open under clubs and organizations on www.olin.edu
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:see Office of Student Life on www.olin.edu
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Athletic Division:0
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 28
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 15.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: Yes
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: Yes
Recommend: Laptop
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 100.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Dell
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No
Special Facilities:Large Project Building provides workspace for large-scale hands-on student projects.
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