About Olivet Nazarene University
On Campus Housing
Olivet Nazarene University is a private not-for-profit Christian university that was established in the year 1907 by a group of families who desired Christian Education for their children and started as a grammar school. In the year 1908, the founders of the school acquired a 14-acre land, and hence the journey started. It stands committed to integrating faith and learning. At Olivet, faith and learning go hand in hand. It has high rates of graduates which show the growth of students in the university.
The university currently holds a 275-acre campus in Bourbonnais, Illinois. The total population of the university is 4,655 with a student-faculty ratio of 16:1 to make it very easy for a student to have a one on one sessions with their faculties.
The university is offering different types of online programs across various degrees, in order to provide education to each and everyone through online as distance education programs. Through online students can access their courses from anyplace and at any time. The students can experience the same quality of education as it is on the campus.
Olivet Nazarene University, founded in 1907, is a Christian, liberal arts university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The University offers more than 100 areas of undergraduate and graduate study. Olivet Nazarene University provides bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees.
The following are the rankings of Olivet Nazarene University sourced by U.S News:
- 53 in Regional Universities Midwest.
- 18 in Best Value Schools.
- 117 in Engineering Programs.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
From the above table, it is clear that the Olivet Nazarene University average annual cost is $35,080. The students also need to budget for other expenses which include the following:
ONU room and board amounting to $7,900 while books and supplies amount to $1,000.
For any further information about tuition and ways to pay, we suggest you follow our tuition and programs page.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$66,225 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At ONU, $8,000 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at ONU. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 41% male and 59% female students.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
The university provides financial aid to its students and 99% of the students will get this in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, and work-study. The eligible students can utilize these aids and can meet up their academic needs.
Olivet Nazarene University federal school code is 001741. The following are some of the financial aid.
The Federal-Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan.
The State Aid includes the Illinois Student Assistance Commission Monetary Award Program.
The Institutional Aid includes Academic Grants and Academic Scholarship.
The Military Aid includes Yello Ribbon Program, Army ROTC Scholarship.