Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, IL 60914
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Olivet Nazarene University is one of the eighty-two private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Illinois. The campus is located in a suburb, in Bourbonnais.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,986 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 752 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 587 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 78%). Every year 66% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Olivet Nazarene University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $33,950, and fees were $990. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $33,950 and $990 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall Suburb
Number of Students4,986
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Church of the Nazarene
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate78%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 0 31
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 85.9%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1956 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/20/2002 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/20/2002 - Current

Admission

66%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1020 to 1230
ACT20 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,415/credit
In State Students$1,415/credit
Out of State Students$1,415/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$425/credit
In State Students$425/credit
Out of State Students$425/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $63,675 $63,675 $63,675
ADN 70 $99,050 $99,050 $99,050
BSN 125 $176,875 $176,875 $176,875
FNP 50 $21,250 $21,250 $21,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Olivet Nazarene University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 32% $4,078
Other Federal Grant 13% $926
State Grant & Scholarships 22% $4,179
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $21,556
Federal Student Loans 72% $5,679
Private Loans 9% $10,573

$21,085

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$17,884
$30,001 to $48,000$16,837
$48,001 to $75,000$18,941
$75,001 to $110,000$22,143
Over $110,000$22,996

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Student Population

3,371

Undergrads

1,615

Graduates

3,294

Women

1,692

Men

82%

Full-time

18%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
76%
Black/African American
9%
Hispanic
8%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.

Olivet Nazarene University
One University Avenue
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
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