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How hard is it to get into Olivet Nazarene University and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #19 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,899 out of 5,019 applicants were admitted making Olivet Nazarene University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Olivet Nazarene University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Olivet Nazarene University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||960|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1180|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Olivet Nazarene University?
Olivet Nazarene University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #28 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 64 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1180 and Above||Good||>70%|
|1070 to 1180||Avg +||58%-70%|
|960 to 1070||Avg -||45%-58%|
|850 to 960||Reach||32%-45%|
|Less than 850||Low||<32%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||22|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Olivet Nazarene University?
Admission data indicates that Olivet Nazarene University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #29 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 56 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Olivet Nazarene University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>72%|
|22 to 26||Avg +||58%-72%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||47%-58%|
|16 to 19||Reach||36%-47%|
|Less than 16||Low||<36%|
What GPA do you need to get into Olivet Nazarene University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Olivet Nazarene University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Olivet Nazarene University was 3.38 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Olivet Nazarene University accepts 58% of students who apply.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.38 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||26%||24%|
Applicants have 152 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on May 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Olivet Nazarene University is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to Olivet Nazarene University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147828 IPEDS survey data for Olivet Nazarene University.
64% of students submit their SAT scores to Olivet Nazarene University. 56% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
58% of those who apply are granted admission to Olivet Nazarene University. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1180. 64% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 26. 56% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.