The University of Olivet Earns National Academic Rankings

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The University of Olivet has been recognized nationally on several college ranking lists, including a #1 ranking for Academic Stewardship in Michigan.

Academic Influence

Academic Influence, a private company that uses artificial intelligence technology to rank universities, colleges, and high schools across the country, ranked the college in the top 10 in four categories

  • #1 Academic Stewardship
  • #10 Best Small College in Michigan
  • #10 Best Liberal Arts College in Michigan
  • #10 Best Private College in Michigan


U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News and World Reports  is frequently cited as the nation’s premier college ranking publication and ranked The University of Olivet in several categories.

  • #7 Top Performers on Social Mobility
  • #23 Best Value Schools
  • #37 Regional Colleges Midwest


Washington Monthly

Washington Monthly ranks liberal arts colleges and four-year institutions based on their contribution to the public good based on three categories: social mobility, research, and promoting public service.

  • #65 Best Bachelor’s College (nationwide)
  • #149 Best Bang for the Buck (Midwest)


The University of Olivet President Steven M. Corey, Ph.D., said, “It was no accident that The University of Olivet received these rankings. Through the hard work and excellence of our students, faculty and staff we continue to better ourselves every year and it’s being noticed.”

Daniel Green, interim vice president for enrollment management added, “I’m tremendously proud that The University of Olivet is being recognized for the great institution it is. Even though I recently stepped into the role of vice president for enrollment management, I know that Olivet is a special place.”

View all of The University of Olivet’s rankings and the ranking methodology by clicking the links below:


Learn more about The University of Olivet by contacting the Office of Admission at 800-456-7189 or admissions@uolivet.edu.


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