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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade A

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Olivet Nazarene is a private, Christian university located in Bourbonnais, Illinois. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,855 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Olivet Nazarene acceptance rate is 58%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Engineering. Graduating 64% of students, Olivet Nazarene alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,300.

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One University Avenue
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
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About Olivet Nazarene...
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Mid-States Football Association

Olivet Nazarene University Rankings

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Olivet Nazarene Admissions

Acceptance Rate
58%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
960-1180
ACT Range
19-26
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$21,043 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$26,249 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
94%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 69 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 89 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 89 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • All
    8%
  • None
    57%
  • Some
    34%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,855 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
255
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 73 responses
  • Christian
    34%
  • Friendly
    29%
  • Olivetian
    19%
  • Students with Bachelor degrees
    7%
  • Snobby
    4%
  • Warm
    4%
  • Preppy
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Poll
91%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 100 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 128 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 71 responses
  • Community centered in a Christian atmosphere
    48%
  • Academics are great, Christian atmosphere
    24%
  • Academics are great, Night life, not so much.
    14%
  • Academics are bad, as well as night life
    4%
  • Intense
    4%
  • Strict
    3%
  • Academics are good, housing/dorms are horrid.
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 55 responses

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