About Olivet Nazarene University

Olivet Nazarene University is an accredited Christian, liberal arts university offering more than 100 areas of undergraduate and graduate study, including the Doctor of Education in ethical leadership. Olivet has one main campus in Bourbonnais, Ill. - just 50 miles south of Chicago; three additional sites: Rolling Meadows and Oak Brook, Ill., and Hong Kong; and more than 100 School of Graduate and Continuing Studies learning locations throughout Chicagoland and the Midwest. From Oxford to Tokyo, hundreds of Olivet students also experience the global classroom each year, whether through study abroad opportunities or worldwide mission trips. For more than 100 years, "Education with a Christian Purpose" has united thousands of young men and women as they have studied, worshiped and enjoyed life on Olivet's 250-acre park-like campus. Champions are born each season within 20 intercollegiate athletic teams. With more an enrollment of more than 4,600 (2,600 undergraduates), the University welcomes students from more than 40 states and several world areas, representing 40 religious denominations. Approximately 99 percent of traditional undergraduates receive nearly $68 million in federal and state grants and institutional scholarships.


Dean's List

Area residents named to dean's list at Olivet

Olivet Nazarene University announces that the following students from this area have been named to the dean's list for the recently completed fall 2013 semester:

about 1 month ago
Drama or Musical Achievement

Local residents to appear in Olivet's stage production of "Almost, Maine"

Olivet Nazarene University announces its fall theatre presentation of "Almost, Maine," a romantic comedy, described by The New York Times as a "whimsical approach to the joys and perils of romance." Jerry Cohagan, theatre director and professor, directs. Local residents starring in this product...

6 months ago
Dean's List

Area Residents Named to Dean's List at Olivet

Olivet Nazarene University congratulates those students named to the dean's list during the recently completed spring 2013 semester. To qualify for inclusion on the dean's list, a student must have been enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and must have attained a semester grade point av...

10 months ago
Academic Award

Area Residents Graduate With Third Cohort of Olivet's Honors Program

Olivet Nazarene University's third cohort of Honors Program graduates were part of the Class of 2013 during the 100th Commencement Convocation on Saturday, May 4, 2013. As their time at Olivet came to a close, Honors students from this area were in that cohort and presented their required resear...

11 months ago
Drama or Musical Achievement

Area Residents to Perform In Olivet's 100th Commencement Concert

Olivet Nazarene University's Commencement Concert on Saturday, April 27, 2013, 7 p.m., at Kresge Auditorium in Larsen Fine Arts Center features outstanding music students as soloists. More than 30 Olivet students auditioned to perform. For this year's program, the music faculty selected the follo...

about 1 year ago