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Olivet Nazarene University

1 University Ave, Bourbonnais, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
    4
  • Previously Enrolled
    25

Overview of Olivet Nazarene University (ONU)

About this school

Olivet Nazarene, founded in 1907, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 168-acre campus is located in Kankakee, 60 miles from Chicago.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,371
    • Men:1,382 Men (41.0%)
    • Women:1,989 Women (59.0%)

Location

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Admission Information (ONU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Olivet Nazarene University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
4
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One University Avenue
City, State, Zip
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Phone
(815) 939-5203
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
66% of 3,964 applicants were admitted
Women
68% of 2,109 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 1,855 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,170 (45%) of 2,623 admitted students enrolled
Women
668 (47%) of 1,434 admitted students enrolled
Men
502 (42%) of 1,189 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.54
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid (ONU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $34,940 (76.72%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,900 (17.35%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,000 (2.2%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,700 (3.73%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Olivet Nazarene University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001741
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
721 (95.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
658 (91.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
654 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
141 (21.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$30,970
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 654 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,780
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 488 (74.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,697
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 112 (17.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
96 (12.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,688

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,597 (89.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,378 (91.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,370 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
663 (28.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$29,045
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,370 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,977
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,784 (75.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,621
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 462 (19.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
527 (18.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,977

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$33,847
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Military Science
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (ONU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


125

Part-Time Faculty


328

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
409,628
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Olivet Nazarene University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


78.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


54.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


64.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


66.0%

Programs & Majors (ONU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (56)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Design/Architecture
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Youth Ministry
  • Zoology/Animal Biology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (13)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Library Science
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Reading Education
  • Religion
  • Secondary Education
  • Theology

Campus Life (ONU)

Location & Geography

Population


18,583

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Chicago

Campus Size


275 acres

Weather


Temperature
12.9 average low in January, 79.6 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Kankakee
Nearest Train Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Kankakee

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


77% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


23%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Tigers
School Colors
Purple and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Olivet Nazarene University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, fellowship of christian athletes, c.a.u.s.e. (college and university serving and enabling), diakonia, student education association, women's residence association

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,113

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,371
Women
1,989
Men
1,382

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.5% Asian
  • 8.6% Black/African-American
  • 7.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 78.1% White
  • 0.3% Unknown

International Students


1.0% from 19 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


1,615

Student Resources (ONU)

Study resources