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Olivet Nazarene University Admission Requirements

Bourbonnais, Illinois

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Chances of getting into Olivet Nazarene University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
57.8%
Admission Difficulty for Olivet Nazarene University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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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.

Test Requirements

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.

Olivet Nazarene University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
64%
SAT Scores for Olivet Nazarene University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Olivet Nazarene University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1070

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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

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Olivet Nazarene University admission chances by SAT score
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%
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Olivet Nazarene University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
56%
ACT Scores for Olivet Nazarene University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Olivet Nazarene University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Olivet Nazarene University admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Olivet Nazarene University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.38*
Typical High School Grades
B+

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

*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.

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Admission Statistics

Olivet Nazarene University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,471 1,736 5,019
Accepted 1,659 1,174 2,899
Acceptance Rate 67% 68% 58%
Enrolled 390 306 696
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 26% 24%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
152

Applicants have 152 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on May 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Olivet Nazarene University is $25.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Olivet Nazarene University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Olivet Nazarene University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Olivet Nazarene University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

Does Olivet Nazarene University prefer SAT or ACT?

64% of students submit their SAT scores to Olivet Nazarene University. 56% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Olivet Nazarene University?

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.

What SAT score is required for Olivet Nazarene University?

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.

What ACT score is required for Olivet Nazarene University?

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.