Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, IL

Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$36,950

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
490
75th
590
25th
480
75th
27
25th
19
75th
26
25th
18
75th
26
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,136
Declined 1,575
Total Received 4,711
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Private

3,440

undergraduate students

1,624

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Olivet Nazarene University, founded in 1907, is a private, coeducational, church-affiliated university. Its 275-acre campus is located in Bourbonnais, Illinois.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,064
Established in 1907
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Church of the Nazarene

Social Networks

250-acre campus in Bourbonnais (population: 18,420), 50 miles from Chicago. Major airports serve Chicago; bus and train serve Kankakee (seven miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Olivet Nazarene University
1 University Avenue
Bourbonnais, IL
60914

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
70%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
490
75th
590
25th
480
75th
27
25th
19
75th
26
25th
18
75th
26
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,136
Declined 1,575
Total Received 4,711

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

96%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$25,132

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,960
Room & board $8,990
Additional fees $990
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $46,940
Average Financial Aid - $25,132
Total with Avg. Aid $21,808

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 648-1463
F: 815 939-5074
finaid@olivet.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, dodgeball, equestrian sports, football, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Actuarial Science. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Bible/Biblical Studies. yes
Bilingual and Multilingual Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Development. yes
Christian Studies. yes
Computer Programming/Programmer, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Data Science, General. yes
Dietetics/Dietitian. yes
Divinity/Ministry. yes yes
Ecology. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, Other. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Fashion Merchandising. yes
General Studies. yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
History, General. yes yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Information Technology. yes
Interior Design. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Management Science. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Missions/Missionary Studies. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Organizational Communication, General. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other. yes
Pastoral Studies/Counseling. yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physical Sciences, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes yes
Religious Education. yes
Religious/Sacred Music. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other. yes yes
Urban Ministry. yes
Youth Ministry. yes yes
Zoology/Animal Biology. yes

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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy

5,064

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

3,440
students

Female
59%
2,041

Male
41%
1,399

32%

1,624
students

Female
80%
1,296

Male
20%
328

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

2,907
students

Female
57%
1,666

Male
43%
1,241

15%

533
students

Female
70%
375

Male
30%
158

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Spring: January 2

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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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

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