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Olivet Nazarene University

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Founded in 1907. Beautiful, park-like campus including 30 major buildings on 250 acres. Offers Associate, Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate degrees. Two-semester academic calendar, with summer offerings.

About Olivet:

Olivet Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene, theologically grounded in the Wesleyan tradition


Olivet is centrally located in the historic Village of Bourbonnais, Ill. -- just 50 minutes south of Chicago's Loop -- with additional locations in Rolling Meadows, Ill., the greater Chicago area and Hong Kong


The beautiful, park-like campus includes 30 major buildings on 250 acres


Founded in 1907 by a group of families who desired a distinctively Christian education for their children. For more Olivet history, click here.

"Education With a Christian Purpose."

Since 1907, Olivet Nazarene University has made this more than a motto, but a mission. At Olivet, considered one of the nation's premier Christian colleges, faith is at the heart of superior academics, athletics, social atmosphere and ministry opportunities.

Here, students not only learn how to make a living; they learn how to live. Since Olivet's founding, more than 20,000 degrees have been granted to graduating students. Whether their chosen fields are in medicine, business, education, ministry or a myriad of other professions, Olivetians make a difference in the world for Christ and His kingdom. At Olivet, ambitious dreams meet uncommon opportunity.

One University Avenue, Bourbonnais
800.648.1463 | 815.939.5011

Visit the ONU website here.

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