Olivet Nazarene University

#4720 / #1312
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School

University in Bourbonnais, Illinois

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About Olivet Nazarene University

According to Wikipedia, Olivet Nazarene University is a private Nazarene university in Bourbonnais, Illinois. Named for its founding location, Olivet, Illinois, ONU was originally established as a grammar school in east-central Illinois in 1907. In the late 1930s, it moved to the campus in Bourbonnais. The university is affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene and is the annual site of the church's Regional Celebrate Life youth gathering for the Central USA Region.

Olivet Nazarene University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
4,711 67% 65% 1070 22

How Much Does Olivet Nazarene University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $15,806
30K - 48K $15,390
48K - 75K $17,841
75K - 110K $21,306
110K+ $25,833

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Olivet Nazarene University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Olivet Nazarene University, then you can expect to earn an average of $44,000 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Olivet Nazarene University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
4,016 3,143 873

Where is Olivet Nazarene University?

Olivet Nazarene University is located at One University Avenue, Bourbonnais IL 60914-2271

How Safe is Olivet Nazarene University?

Bourbonnais has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Olivet Nazarene University Known For?

Olivet Nazarene University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Olivet Nazarene University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Olivet Nazarene University's Most Influential Alumni?

Olivet Nazarene University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Religious Studies, and Nursing. Here are some of Olivet Nazarene University's most famous alumni:

Adam Kotsko
Adam Kotsko
An American academic.
Richard G. Colling
An American biologist.
Les Parrott
An American minister.
J. Kenneth Grider
An American theologian.
Teresa Woodruff
An American reproductive scientist.
John C. Bowling
An American academic administrator.
R. Wayne Gardner
An American academic administrator and minister.
David W. Graves
An American educator and theologian.
Paul Cunningham
A Nazarene General Superintendent.
James Diehl
A Nazarene General Superintendent.
Roger McMurrin
A Conductor and pastor.
Hugh C. Benner
A Nazarene General Superintendent.