Olivet Nazarene University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Olivet Nazarene University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,895 students enrolled. This school was established in 1907 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Bourbonnais, Illinois.

Olivet Nazarene University is affiliated with Church of the Nazarene.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
85
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctoral degree are available at Olivet Nazarene University.

Olivet Nazarene University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 85 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Education, Management, Theology and Religion, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
77%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Olivet Nazarene University is fair at 77% (above Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Olivet Nazarene University is below average - 58%.

Student to faculty ratio at Olivet Nazarene University is pretty decent - 14:1. Read more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,900
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - around $32,000 a year. The additional fees at Olivet Nazarene University not covered by tuition are roughly $900; which comes to a total of $32,900 per year.

Read the details about Olivet Nazarene University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
77%
Doable
According to government data, 4,133 applications were submitted and 3,165 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Olivet Nazarene University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,200
Low
Olivet Nazarene University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Olivet Nazarene University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Olivet Nazarene University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 2,700 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - nearly $3,200 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Olivet Nazarene University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Olivet Nazarene University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Olivet Nazarene University Location and Maps



Post Address: Olivet Nazarene University, One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271, USA
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