Franklin W Olin College of Engineering

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$52,164
3.5% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$35,310
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
15.7%
905 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
386
89.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
92.6%
75 Graduates

About

Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is a higher education institution located in Norfolk County, MA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering were General Engineering (42 degrees awarded), Electrical & Electronics Engineering (18 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (18 degrees).

In 2019, 78 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering. 55.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (33 degrees), 2.36 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is $52,164, which is $37,664 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is $52,164, which is $37,664 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $35,310.

In 2019, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 26% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$52,164
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering was $52,164. The cost of tuition at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is $37,664 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$35,310
2019 Value
8.03%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Franklin W Olin College of Engineering had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $35,310. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Franklin W Olin College of Engineering grew by 8.03%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,300
Room and Board
$200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering was of $16,300 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 33.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
26%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 4.4% with respect to 2018, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0%
2017 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 45 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Franklin W Olin College of Engineering received 905 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 3.08% annual growth. Out of those 905 applicants, 142 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 15.7% acceptance rate.

There were 386 students enrolled at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering in 2019, and 67% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Franklin W Olin College of Engineering has an overall enrollment yield of 59.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

15.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
142
Accepted Out of 905

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Franklin W Olin College of Engineering was 15.7% (142 admissions from 905 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 15.7%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 3.08%, while admissions grew by 2.9%.

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SAT Scores

67%
Submission Percentage
57
Scores Submitted

67% of enrolled first-time students at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Franklin W Olin College of Engineering has a total enrollment of 386 students. The full-time enrollment at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is 347 students and the part-time enrollment is 39. This means that 89.9% of students enrolled at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.2% White, 14% Asian, 10.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.29% Two or More Races, 2.33% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (23.9%), followed by White Female (23.1%) and Asian Female (10.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering, both undergraduate and graduate, is 386 students. The full-time enrollment at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is 347 and the part-time enrollment is 39. This means that 89.9% of students enrolled at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

99%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering was 99%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Franklin W Olin College of Engineering had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    163
  2. Asian
    54
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    41

The enrolled student population at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is 42.2% White, 14% Asian, 10.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.29% Two or More Races, 2.33% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 8 more women than men received degrees from Franklin W Olin College of Engineering. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is white (33 degrees awarded). There were 2.36 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (14 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is General Engineering (42 degrees awarded), followed by Electrical & Electronics Engineering (18 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (18 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (78 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering are Software developers (398,413 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (325,858 people), Civil engineers (265,411 people), Other managers (264,398 people), and Mechanical engineers (198,947 people).

The most specialized majors at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering are Engineering (78 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering are Engineering (78 degrees awarded).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering are Architectural, engineering & related services (395,549 people), Computer Systems Design (393,953 people), Construction (252,768 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (148,588 people), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing (146,656 people).

The most specialized majors at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering are Engineering (78 degrees awarded).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 42 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 18 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 18 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering was General Engineering with 42 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

35
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
43
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering, which is 0.814 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (43).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering in General Engineering, which is 0.909 times less than the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 22 degrees were awarded to women at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering in General Engineering, which is 1.1 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

79%
100% Completion Time
91%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 79% of students graduating from Franklin W Olin College of Engineering completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 91% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 93% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 12% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    33 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    14 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is white (33 degrees awarded). There were 2.36 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (14 degrees).

12.8% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    21 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    12 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering is white female (21 degrees awarded). There were 1.75 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (12 degrees).

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Operations

Franklin W Olin College of Engineering has an endowment valued at nearly $384M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $18.6M (4.85%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Franklin W Olin College of Engineering had a total salary expenditure of $40.1M. Franklin W Olin College of Engineering employs 16 Professors, 14 Assistant professors, and 12 Associate professors. Most academics at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering are Male Professors (10), Female Assistant professors(9), and Female Professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering are: Business and Financial Operations, with 20 employees, Management, with 15 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$384M
2019 Endowment
0.0268%
decline from 2018

Franklin W Olin College of Engineering has an endowment valued at about $384M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Franklin W Olin College of Engineering declined 0.0268% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $374M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $162k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Franklin W Olin College of Engineering received $162k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$14.8M
2019 Salaries
3.46%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Franklin W Olin College of Engineering paid a median of $14.8M in salaries, which represents 36.9% of their overall expenditure ($40.1M) and a 3.46% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.24% growth from 2017 and a 10.1% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.36M
Instructional Salaries
48
Number of Employees

In 2019, Franklin W Olin College of Engineering paid a total of $5.36M to 48 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
16 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
20 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering were Professor with 16 employees; Assistant professor with 14 employees; and Assistant professor with 12 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering were Business and Financial Operations with 20 employees; Management with 15 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering was Male Professor with 10 employees, Female Assistant professor with 9 employees, and Female Professor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Franklin W Olin College of Engineering.

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