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Welcome to the Net Price Calculator

Welcome to the Olin College Net Price Calculator! We're happy you are beginning to explore how to plan and pay for your college education. Our combination of excellent academics and generous aid is why Princeton Review ranks Olin in the top 20 for Great Financial Aid, and Fiske Guide calls us a "best buy college". Using the net price calculator, you can estimate your eligibility for financial aid and out-of-pocket expenses. 

If you decide to apply to Olin College, you will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order for us to determine your financial need.  You will receive an award letter indicating the scholarships, grants, and loans for which you are eligible with your offer of admission.

For now, the Net Price Calculator is a great way to estimate your aid.  When you're ready to begin, you can sign in with your College Board user name and password or use the calculator as a guest. The advantage of signing in is that the information you enter will be saved in your account, so you can use it again and again to compare your Olin net price with other colleges of interest. Good luck!  Let us know if you have any questions -

Olin College 

Office of Admission and Financial Aid 


  • Olin’s generous merit scholarship policy stems from one of the founding principles of the college, that cost should not stand in the way of a world-class engineering education.  All admitted students receive the Olin Tuition Scholarship, a merit scholarship valued at half the annual tuition, for 8 semesters of study.  In addition, we are committed to providing assistance to those students who demonstrate additional financial need. 

    Students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to receive consideration for institutional and federal need-based funds.  The FAFSA should be received at Olin by February 15th for full consideration.  Please allow time for processing. 

The calculator is designed to give you an early indication of how much and what types of financial aid you might qualify for if you were a first-year college student attending school full-time in the academic year indicated.

As you use the calculator, please remember:

  1. This is not an application for admission or financial aid.
  2. The results will only be as reliable as the data you provide. The output of the Net Price Calculator is for your infomational purposes only and is not an official financial aid award. 
  3. The net price calculator will only give you an estimate of your net price and aid eligibility.
  4. Estimated costs are based on currently available projected tuition and fees for the 2019-20 academic year and are subject to change.  
  5. Olin must receive the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 15th of the year you plan to attend college to receive full consideration for need-based Olin institutional funds.  
  6. Merit funds are awarded based on your admission application and do not require a FAFSA.

Completing the calculator should take no more than 20 minutes of your time. You will need to answer some basic questions about your parents' financial situation so it might be helpful to have recent tax forms or pay stubs on hand before you begin.

NOTE:  The calculator will only provide accurate results for U.S. Citizens and permanent residents living in the United States.  It is meant to be used as a tool for prospective students only.

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