Olivet Nazarene University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$36,950
1.37% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$20,059
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.891%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
57.8%
6,196 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,255
75.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
66.6%
469 Graduates

About

Olivet Nazarene University is a higher education institution located in Kankakee County, IL. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Olivet Nazarene University were Registered Nursing (87 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (55 degrees), and General Engineering (51 degrees).

In 2022, 1,100 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Olivet Nazarene University. 64.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (816 degrees), 7.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (107 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Olivet Nazarene University is $36,950, which is $12,954 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Olivet Nazarene University is $36,950, which is $12,954 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,059.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending Olivet Nazarene University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$36,950
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Olivet Nazarene University was $36,950. The cost of tuition at Olivet Nazarene University is $12,954 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$20,059
2022 Value
1.82%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Olivet Nazarene University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,059. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Olivet Nazarene University grew by 1.82%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,020
Room and Board
$850
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Olivet Nazarene University was of $11,020 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.32% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $850. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 15% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Olivet Nazarene University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.891%
2019 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Olivet Nazarene University was 0.891%, which represents 14 out of the 1571 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Olivet Nazarene University received 6,196 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 5.36% annual growth. Out of those 6,196 applicants, 3,581 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 57.8% acceptance rate.

There were 3,255 students enrolled at Olivet Nazarene University in 2022. 39% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Olivet Nazarene University has an overall enrollment yield of 19%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

57.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,581
Accepted Out of 6,196

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Olivet Nazarene University was 57.8% (3,581 admissions from 6,196 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 60.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 5.36%, while admissions grew by 0.562%..

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SAT Scores

39%
Submission Percentage (2021)
260
Scores Submitted (2021)

39% of enrolled first-time students at Olivet Nazarene University in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Olivet Nazarene University had a total enrollment of 3,255 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Olivet Nazarene University is 2,449 students and the part-time enrollment is 806. This means that 75.2% of students enrolled at Olivet Nazarene University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Olivet Nazarene University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.8% White, 11.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.22% Black or African American, 3.66% Two or More Races, 3.04% Asian, 1.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.246% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Olivet Nazarene University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.8%), followed by White Male (26.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.1%), followed by White Male (21.4%) and Asian Female (9.52%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Olivet Nazarene University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,255 students. The full-time enrollment at Olivet Nazarene University is 2,449 and the part-time enrollment is 806. This means that 75.2% of students enrolled at Olivet Nazarene University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Olivet Nazarene University was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Olivet Nazarene University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,143 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    376 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    300 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Olivet Nazarene University is 65.8% White, 11.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.22% Black or African American, 3.66% Two or More Races, 3.04% Asian, 1.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.246% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 124 students (3.81%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 316 more women than men received degrees from Olivet Nazarene University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Olivet Nazarene University is white (816 degrees awarded). There were 7.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (107 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Olivet Nazarene University is Registered Nursing (87 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (55 degrees) and General Engineering (51 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Olivet Nazarene University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (68 degrees awarded), Education (273 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Olivet Nazarene University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,621,330 people), Secondary school teachers (512,199 people), Software developers (443,444 people), Other managers (423,528 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (347,501 people).

The most specialized majors at Olivet Nazarene University in 2022 are Theology (68 degrees awarded), Education (273 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Engineering (51 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Olivet Nazarene University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Olivet Nazarene University are Theology (68 degrees awarded), Education (273 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Engineering (51 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Olivet Nazarene University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,886,836 people), Computer Systems Design (507,717 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (451,377 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (440,735 people), and Construction (357,942 people).

The most specialized majors at Olivet Nazarene University are Theology (68 degrees awarded), Education (273 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Engineering (51 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Olivet Nazarene University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 87 degrees awarded
  2. 55 degrees awarded
  3. 51 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Olivet Nazarene University was Registered Nursing with 87 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

392
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
708
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 392 degrees were awarded to men at Olivet Nazarene University, which is 0.554 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (708).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 46 degrees were awarded to men at Olivet Nazarene University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.15 times more than the 40 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 78 degrees were awarded to men at Olivet Nazarene University in Registered Nursing, which is 5.57 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%
100% Completion Time
65%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 53% of students graduating from Olivet Nazarene University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Olivet Nazarene University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.49% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    816 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    107 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    61 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Olivet Nazarene University is white (816 degrees awarded). There were 7.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (107 degrees).

4% of degree recipients (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    511 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    305 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    72 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Olivet Nazarene University is white female (511 degrees awarded). There were 1.68 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (305 degrees).

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Operations

Olivet Nazarene University has an endowment valued at nearly $52.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−21.3%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Olivet Nazarene University had a total salary expenditure of 89.4M. Olivet Nazarene University employs 41 Professors, 40 Associate professors and 29 Assistant professors. Most academics at Olivet Nazarene University are Male Professor (29), Male Associate professor (22), and Female Associate professor (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Olivet Nazarene University are: Management, with 57 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 56 employees, and Service with 42 employees.

Endowment

$52.1M
2022 Endowment
9.71%
decline from 2021

Olivet Nazarene University has an endowment valued at about $52.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Olivet Nazarene University declined 9.71% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.48M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$30.5M
2022 Salaries
4.61%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Olivet Nazarene University paid a median of $30.5M in salaries, which represents 34.1% of their overall expenditure ($89.4M) and a 4.61% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.31M
Instructional Salaries
110
Number of Employees

In 2022, Olivet Nazarene University paid a total of $7.31M to 110 employees working as instructors, which represents 24% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
41 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
57 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Olivet Nazarene University were Professor with 41 employees, Associate professor with 40 employees, and Assistant professor with 29 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Olivet Nazarene University were Management with 57 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 56 employees, and Service with 42 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Olivet Nazarene University was Male Professor with 29 employees, Male Associate professor with 22 employees, and Female Associate professor with 18 employees.

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