Olivet Nazarene University Rankings

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In the World#3157 of 14178
In North America#934 of 2629
In the United States#862 of 2528
In Illinois#35 of 100
In Bourbonnais#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Church of the Nazarene
Acceptance rate
58%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$21,043 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
3,110
Graduates
1,207
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
olivet.edu

Olivet Nazarene University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate58%68%67%
Applicants5,0191,7362,471
Admissions2,8991,1741,659
Freshmen enrolled full time696306390

1,092 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,413 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
483 or 69%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 960
or below

75% of them
had 1180
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Olivet Nazarene University are 960-1180 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
366 or 53%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Olivet Nazarene University are 19-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3060 (71%)
Black or African American384 (9%)
Hispanic381 (9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown195 (5%)
Two or more races134 (3%)
Asian116 (3%)
Nonresident Alien36 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,043/year
Average aid awarded
$26,249
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$15,806
$30-48K$15,390
$48-75K$17,841
$75-110K$21,306
$110K+$25,833

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$36,080$13,420
Tuition in-state$36,080$13,420
Tuition out-of-state$36,080$13,420
Fee in-district$990
Fee in-state$990
Fee out-of-state$990

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,582
Combined charge for room and board$8,300

Olivet Nazarene University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Curriculum and Instruction245
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing218
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse200
Business Administration and Management, General8174
Reading Teacher Education141
Engineering, General63
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies41
Biology & Biological Sciences, General34
Social Work31
Psychology, General26
Counseling Psychology23
Divinity & Ministry148
Accounting22
Elementary Education and Teaching21
Marketing & Marketing Management, General18
Pastoral Studies & Counseling18
Kinesiology and Exercise Science17
Zoology & Animal Biology17
Mass Communication & Media Studies15
Organizational Leadership15
Nursing Education14
Education, Other14
Art & Art Studies, General12
Child Development11
Religious Education10
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology10
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management9
Public Relations & Image Management9
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General9
Nursing Administration9
General Studies8
Management Science8
Athletic Training & Trainer8
English Language and Literature, General8
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other8
Youth Ministry8
History, General61
Music Teacher Education7
Management Information Systems, General7
Dietetics & Dietitian7
Interior Design7
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other7
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6
Information Science & Studies6
Computer Science6
Engineering & Industrial Management6
Actuarial Science5
Religion & Religious Studies5
English & Language Arts Teacher Education5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching5
Social Science Teacher Education4
Economics, General4
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education4
Mathematics, General4
Mathematics Teacher Education4
Religious & Sacred Music4
Urban Ministry4
International Business & Trade & Commerce3
Music, General3
Fashion Merchandising3
Bilingual and Multilingual Education3
Organizational Communication, General2
Spanish Language Teacher Education2
Chemistry, General2
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies2
Social Sciences, General2
Special Education and Teaching, General2
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other2
Geology & Earth Science, General2
Ecology2
Geography1
Music Theory and Composition1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching1
Music Performance, General1
Political Science and Government, General1
Sociology1
Bible & Biblical Studies1
Public Policy Analysis, General1
Grand Total84978614
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate64%60%67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%

Publications & Citations

Publications
335
Citations
1,335

Publication count by topic

Psychology
52
Political science
50
Medicine
44
Computer science
40
Philosophy
17
History
16
Sociology
14
Biology
14
Engineering
13
Art
13
Mathematics
13
Chemistry
10
Geography
9
Business
6
Physics
5
Geology
4
Economics
4
Materials science
3
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History31542
Philosophy32251
Psychology3454360
Political science354820
Business381664
Geology384313
Computer science3852291
Economics428517
Sociology445410
Medicine4501173
Biology4817152
Chemistry4844122
Geography48518
Materials science516619
Mathematics519021
Environmental science55901
Engineering60481

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199040
199102
199223
199315
199446
1995112
199617
199769
1998316
1999516
2000812
2001713
2002620
20031123
20041337
2005433
2006550
2007641
2008549
20091357
20102160
20112755
20123362
20133356
20141963
20152045
20162553
20171173
2018989
201911144
202016156

General info

Alternative namesONU
Founded1907
WikipediaOlivet Nazarene University
MottoEducation with a Christian Purpose
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff610
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

AddressOne University Avenue
Bourbonnais, Illinois, 60914-2271
United States
City population19,000
Phone8159395011
Fax+1 (815) 935 4998

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