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Tuition

$29,090

$29,090

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,175
Declined + 524
Total Received 2,699
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undergraduateRatios

Not Reported

Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Professions
  2. Business
  3. Education
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School Facts

Olivet Nazarene University,founded in 1907, is a private, coeducational, church-affiliated university. Its campus is located in Bourbonnais, Illinois.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Established in 1907
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Church of the Nazarene
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Codes

SAT 1596
ACT 1112

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Bourbonnais, IL

250-acre campus in Bourbonnais (population: 18,631), 50 miles from Chicago. Major airports serve Chicago; bus and train serve Kankakee (seven miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Olivet Nazarene University
One University Avenue
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
90%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Not used
ACT only Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,175
Declined + 524
Total Received 2,699

Admissions Contact

Susan Wolff
Director of Admissions
P: 800 648-1463
F: 815 935-4998
admissions@olivet.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Mascot
Tigers
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Art
Art Education
Athletic Training
Biblical Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child Development
Children's Ministry
Christian Education
Church Management
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Dietetics
Early Childhood Education
Economics/Finance
Education
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Family/Consumer Sciences
Fashion Merchandising
General Studies
Geography
Geology
History
Housing/Environmental Design
Information Systems
Intercultural Studies
International Business
Journalism
Marketing
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Ministry
Music Performance
Nursing
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy/Religion
Physical Education/Health
Physical Sciences
Political Science
Professional Counseling
Psychology
Public Policy
Recreation/Leisure Studies
Religion
Religious Studies
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Sports Management
Teaching
Youth Ministries
Zoology
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Undergraduate

Not reported

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

Not reported

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: January 2

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

99

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Ecuador
Kenya
Mexico
South Africa
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Debbie Rattin
Associate Director of New Student Financial Aid
815 939-5070
drattin@olivet.edu

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