OC Comets Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Olivet College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into OC Comets? The school has a 53% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,416 out of 2,654 applicants were admitted making OC Comets a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Olivet College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for Olivet College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1250
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Olivet College?

Olivet College typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. 4 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Olivet College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >66%
1100 to 1250 Avg + 53%-66%
950 to 1100 Avg - 40%-53%
800 to 950 Reach 28%-40%
Less than 800 Low <28%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Olivet College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Olivet College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into OC Comets?

Admission data indicates that OC Comets regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Olivet College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Olivet College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >68%
20 to 23 Avg + 53%-68%
18 to 20 Avg - 42%-53%
16 to 18 Reach 33%-42%
Less than 16 Low <33%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Olivet College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Olivet College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,281 1,373 2,654
Accepted 787 529 1,416
Acceptance Rate 61% 39% 53%
Enrolled 143 205 348
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 39% 25%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Olivet College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Olivet College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Olivet College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=171599 IPEDS survey data for Olivet College.