Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering is 9:1, and the school has 62.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering include: Engineering, General; Electrical and Electronics Engineering; and Mechanical Engineering. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 96.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities
Mathematics
Sciences (biological or physical)
Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 9:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Engineering, General 38%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 35%
Mechanical Engineering 27%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 68%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 97%
4-year graduation rate 77%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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