#17 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, Illinois

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Olivet Nazarene University overview
Location Bourbonnais, Illinois
Online olivet.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small Suburban
Religious Affiliation Church of the Nazarene
Olivet Nazarene University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Bourbonnais, Illinois, Olivet Nazarene University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Church of the Nazarene faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,053 prospective students applied, and 2,637 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 692 enrolled in the school.  3,234 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,421 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $35,080 plus fees of $990. Olivet Nazarene University is ranked 411 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Olivet Nazarene University overview
SAT 1000/1220
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.38
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due May 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Olivet Nazarene University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$990
Room and Board $7,900
Budget for Other Expenses$2,700
Total One Year Cost$47,670

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
56% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Olivet Nazarene University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 23%
Business 22%
Education 12%
Social Sciences 5%
Theology and Religious Vvocations 4%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147828 IPEDS survey data for Olivet Nazarene University.