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Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate68%
Acceptance Rate68%

Olivet Nazarene University Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Olivet Nazarene University. Olivet Nazarene University admitted 68% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 5,034 applications received in 2023, 3,423 students were offered admission.

If you want to apply to Olivet Nazarene University, the fee for the application is $25.

Olivet Nazarene University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Olivet Nazarene University's admissions stats.

Olivet Nazarene University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Olivet Nazarene University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Olivet Nazarene University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Olivet Nazarene University?


Olivet Nazarene University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.


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How To Get Into Olivet Nazarene University

It is moderately difficult to get into Olivet Nazarene University. Olivet Nazarene University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Olivet Nazarene University accepted 68% of students, approximately 3,423 of the 5,034 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Olivet Nazarene University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to Olivet Nazarene University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Olivet Nazarene University

Olivet Nazarene University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Olivet Nazarene University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Olivet Nazarene University

What does Olivet Nazarene University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Important
Class Rank Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Interview Important
Talent/Ability Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Application Essay Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Olivet Nazarene University for more information on admission factors.

Olivet Nazarene University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Olivet Nazarene University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Olivet Nazarene University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing


What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Olivet Nazarene University?

Olivet Nazarene University has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Olivet Nazarene University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Olivet Nazarene University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Olivet Nazarene University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Olivet Nazarene University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term


Olivet Nazarene University Admissions FAQs


Can I defer my acceptance to Olivet Nazarene University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Olivet Nazarene University.

Does Olivet Nazarene University accept transfer credits?

✅ Olivet Nazarene University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Olivet Nazarene University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Olivet Nazarene University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Olivet Nazarene University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Olivet Nazarene University?

✅ Olivet Nazarene University is not test optional.

What is Olivet Nazarene University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Olivet Nazarene University is 68%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Olivet Nazarene University?

❌ Olivet Nazarene University does not offer early decision.

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Olivet Nazarene University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

68%

How hard is it to get into Olivet Nazarene University? Olivet Nazarene University is a somewhat selective institution. The Olivet Nazarene University acceptance rate is 68%. This means that the institution accepts 67 out of every 100 applicants.

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Olivet Nazarene University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Olivet Nazarene University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Olivet Nazarene University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Olivet Nazarene University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Olivet Nazarene University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,462

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

68%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$37,940

Out-of-State

$37,940

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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