Olivet Nazarene University

"Education with a Christian Purpose." Since 1907, Olivet has made it a mission. At Olivet, faith is at the heart of superior academics, nationally competitive athletics, a thriving social atmosphere and countless ministry opportunities. Here, students not only learn how to make a living; they learn how to live.

Since its founding, Olivet has granted more than 30,000 degrees. From medicine to business to education to ministry to a myriad of other professions, Olivetians can be found making a difference in the world for Christ.

Campus
Olivet's 250-acre, park-like campus includes 30 major buildings located in Bourbonnais, Ill., just 50 miles south of Chicago, in addition to School of Graduate and Continuing Studies locations in Rolling Meadows, Ill., Oak Brook, Ill., and throughout the Chicagoland area.

Academics
Olivet offers more than 100 undergraduate areas of study, in addition to opportunities to study in locations such as Australia, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, England, Egypt, Romania, Japan, Uganda, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. The University also offers more than 20 master's degree programs and a doctoral degree.

Students
Olivet is home to more than 4,600 students (2,600 undergraduate) from more than 40 states, several world areas, and more than 40 religious denominations.

Financial Aid

Approximately 99 percent of Olivet Nazarene University's traditional undergraduate students receive $35.4 million in federal and state grants and institutional scholarships. Institutional scholarship and grant funds are awarded based on a student's test score and GPA. Additional funds are available for students interested in art, athletics, music, ROTC, and the Honors Program. For more information call 800-648-1463 or visit http://www.olivet.edu/admissions/undergraduate/financialaid.

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