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Olivet Nazarene University Demographics & Diversity

Bourbonnais, Illinois

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Olivet Nazarene University are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 21% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Olivet Nazarene University students
Race Percent of Students
White 79%
Black 8%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 89% more female students than male students enrolled at Olivet Nazarene University with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Olivet Nazarene University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Olivet Nazarene University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Olivet Nazarene University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,612
Women 3,043

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Olivet Nazarene University serves a low number of students outside of Illinois, with 59 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Olivet Nazarene University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 59%
Out of State 40%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$66,225 per year

38% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 16.8%
Part time Undergrads 10.2%

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