Olivet Nazarene University

College Degree Finder

School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

One University Avenue

Bourbonnais, IL 60914

(815) 939-5203

(800) 648-1463

Fax: (815) 939-5069



Contact: Susan Wolff

Director of Admissions
Main Address

One University Avenue

Bourbonnais, IL 60914

(815) 939-5011

www.olivet.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,028

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 601

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,028

Graduate enrollment: 1,493

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 81%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 70%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Zoology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General A,B
Business Administration/Management B
Fashion Merchandising B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General B
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

Engineering

Engineering – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family/Community Services B
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B
Housing Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Policy Analysis B
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B
Religious Education B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Olivet Nazarene University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(815) 939-5011
Website:www.olivet.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://admissions.olivet.edu/Datatel.ERecruiting.Web.External/Pages/Welcome.aspx
Address:One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, IL 60914-2271
Setting:23
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,907
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):57%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,224 (66% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$33,940
Out-of-state Tuition:$33,940
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$23,586

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Olivet Nazarene University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Olivet Nazarene University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services182
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education1171
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs33
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3
Philosophy and Religious Studies21
Physical Sciences3
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2
Social Sciences5
Theology and Religious Vocations78
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total268231

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Olivet Nazarene University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Education2
Health Professions and Related Programs13
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Grand total38

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Olivet Nazarene University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$33,940
Out-of-state$33,940
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$14,945
Out-of-state$14,945

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid730100%
Grant or scholarship aid730100%$23,586
Student loan aid55676%$7,142

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,12992%$21,649
Federal student loans2,41171%$7,275

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Olivet Nazarene University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Olivet Nazarene University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants4,3051,7252,580
Percent admitted100%78%77%
Percent admitted who enrolled16%19%14%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Olivet Nazarene University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment4,907
Undergraduate enrollment3,358
Graduate enrollment1,549

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Olivet Nazarene University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

If you work for a school and would like to update your data please contact us.


Enjoy this post? Don't forget to share.