Olivet Nazarene University

Add Comparison

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$33,950

3.03% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$21,085

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.25%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

66.2%

3,964 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

4,986

81.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

57.1%

422 Graduates

About

Olivet Nazarene University is a higher education institution located in Kankakee County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Olivet Nazarene University were Registered Nursing (213 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (92 degrees), and General Engineering (47 degrees).

In 2017, 1,580 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Olivet Nazarene University. 72.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,228 degrees), 8.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (149 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Olivet Nazarene University is $33,950, which is $13,217 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Olivet Nazarene University is $33,950, which is $13,217 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,085.

In 2017, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 72% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$33,950

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Olivet Nazarene University was $33,950. The cost of tuition at Olivet Nazarene University is $13,217 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Olivet Nazarene University (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$21,085

2017 Value

3.86%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Olivet Nazarene University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,085. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Olivet Nazarene University grew by 3.86%.

This chart compares the average net price of Olivet Nazarene University (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$9,780

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Olivet Nazarene University was of $9,780 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Olivet Nazarene University (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Olivet Nazarene University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.09% with respect to 2016, when 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Olivet Nazarene University (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

4.25%

2016 Default Rate

67

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Olivet Nazarene University was 4.25%, which represents 67 out of the 1575 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Admissions

Olivet Nazarene University received 3,964 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 7.92% annual decline. Out of those 3,964 applicants, 2,623 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.2% acceptance rate.

There were 4,986 students enrolled at Olivet Nazarene University in 2017, and 25% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Olivet Nazarene University has an overall enrollment yield of 28.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,623

Accepted Out of 3,964

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Olivet Nazarene University was 66.2% (2,623 admissions from 3,964 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 77.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -7.92%, while admissions declined by -21.6%.

This chart compares the acceptance rate of Olivet Nazarene University (in red) with that of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

25%

Submission Percentage

188

Scores Submitted

25% of enrolled first-time students at Olivet Nazarene University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

This chart shows the SAT scores for the 25th and 75th percentile of applicants broken out into each section of the test that their are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

Olivet Nazarene University has a total enrollment of 4,986 students. The full-time enrollment at Olivet Nazarene University is 4,072 students and the part-time enrollment is 914. This means that 81.7% of students enrolled at Olivet Nazarene University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Olivet Nazarene University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.1% White, 8.8% Black or African American, 7.72% Hispanic or Latino, 3.35% Asian, 2.11% Two or More Races, 0.281% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.12% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Olivet Nazarene University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (44.8%), followed by White Male (33.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.91%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (63.4%), followed by White Male (14.2%) and Black or African American Female (5.94%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Olivet Nazarene University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,986 students. The full-time enrollment at Olivet Nazarene University is 4,072 and the part-time enrollment is 914. This means that 81.7% of students enrolled at Olivet Nazarene University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Olivet Nazarene University (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

78%

2017 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 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Olivet Nazarene University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Olivet Nazarene University (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,793

  2. Black or African American

    439

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    385

The enrolled student population at Olivet Nazarene University is 76.1% White, 8.8% Black or African American, 7.72% Hispanic or Latino, 3.35% Asian, 2.11% Two or More Races, 0.281% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.12% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 43 students (0.862%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2017, 704 more women than men received degrees from Olivet Nazarene University. The majority of degree recipients at Olivet Nazarene University are white (1,228 degrees awarded). There were 8.24 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (149 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Olivet Nazarene University is Registered Nursing (213 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (92 degrees) and General Engineering (47 degrees).

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 (69 degrees awarded), Education (458 degrees), and Health (404 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,952,681 people), Registered nurses (1,347,649 people), Secondary school teachers (328,680 people), Education administrators (283,983 people), and Social workers, all other (214,112 people).

The most specialized majors at Olivet Nazarene University are Theology (69 degrees awarded), Education (458 degrees), Health (404 degrees), History (13 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (36 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Olivet Nazarene University are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Olivet Nazarene University are Theology (69 degrees awarded), Education (458 degrees), Health (404 degrees), History (13 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (36 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 (2,996,816 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,562,999 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (399,026 people), Outpatient care centers (277,990 people), and Offices of physicians (217,459 people).

The most specialized majors at Olivet Nazarene University are Theology (69 degrees awarded), Education (458 degrees), Health (404 degrees), History (13 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (36 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Degrees

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

  1. 213 degrees awarded

  2. 92 degrees awarded

  3. 47 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Olivet Nazarene University was Registered Nursing with 213 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at Olivet Nazarene University according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 438

  2. 1,142

In 2017, 438 degrees were awarded to men at Olivet Nazarene University, which is 0.384 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,142).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Olivet Nazarene University by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 71 degrees were awarded to men at Olivet Nazarene University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.986 times less than the 72 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 185 degrees were awarded to women at Olivet Nazarene University in Registered Nursing, which is 6.61 times more than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

51%

100% Completion Time

61%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 51% of students graduating from Olivet Nazarene University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Olivet Nazarene University is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,228 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    149 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    103 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Olivet Nazarene University is white (1,228 degrees awarded). There were 8.24 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (149 degrees).

0.127% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    867 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    361 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    124 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Olivet Nazarene University is white female (867 degrees awarded). There were 2.4 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (361 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

Olivet Nazarene University has an endowment valued at nearly $33.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.48M (10.5%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Olivet Nazarene University had a total expenditure of $94M. Of that $94M, they spent $35.7M on salaries and $94M on benefits.

Olivet Nazarene University employs 51 Professors, 37 Assistant professors, and 36 Associate professors. Most academics at Olivet Nazarene University are Male Professors (35), Female Assistant professors(28), and Male Associate professors (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Olivet Nazarene University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 92 employees, Management, with 48 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 47 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$33.2M

2017 Endowment

12.5%

growth from 2016

Olivet Nazarene University has an endowment valued at about $33.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Olivet Nazarene University grew 12.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $56.4k higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Olivet Nazarene University (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $533k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Olivet Nazarene University received $533k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$35.7M

Salary Expenditure

$94M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Olivet Nazarene University had a total expenditure of $94M. Of that $94M, they spent $35.7M on salaries and $94M on benefits.

The bar chart shows the share of the primary expenses at Olivet Nazarene University over time, and the line chart shows the expenditure for solely salaries and benefits over time compared to the median for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Olivet Nazarene University as a share of total expenditure.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Salary Expenditure

$35.7M

2017 Salaries

10.1%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Olivet Nazarene University paid a median of $35.7M in salaries, which represents 38% of their overall expenditure ($94M) and a 10.1% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.41% growth from 2015 and a 12.2% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$8.09M

Instructional Salaries

125

Number of Employees

In 2017, Olivet Nazarene University paid a total of $8.09M to 125 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

51 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

92 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Olivet Nazarene University were Professor with 51 employees; Assistant professor with 37 employees; and Assistant professor with 36 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Olivet Nazarene University were Office and Administrative Support with 92 employees; Management with 48 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 47 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Olivet Nazarene University was Male Professor with 35 employees, Female Assistant professor with 28 employees, and Male Associate professor with 26 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Olivet Nazarene University.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart