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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$36,990 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,250 tuition
$7,900 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$840 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$36,990 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,250 tuition
$7,900 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$840 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$13,848 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
39% get federal aid ($4,732 avg)
31% get state aid ($4,333 avg)
99% get institn'l aid ($13,848 avg)
76% get loans ($6,797 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.88% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.88% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $17,028 99%
Federal Grant Aid $4,732 39%
Pell Grants $3,616 38%
Other Federal Grants $1,412 34%
Institution Grant Aid $13,848 99%
State Grant Aid $4,333 31%
Student Loans $6,797 76%
Federal Loans $5,747 75%
Other Loans $9,736 9%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Olivet Nazarene University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
One University Avenue
Bourbonnais, IL 60914-2271
(815) 939-5011
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,136
Out of State $1,136


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Melinda from Algonquin, IL
  • Apr-06-2014 I am a current student here

    I work my passion everyday as a critical care nurse. I want to continue to work at the bedside as a nurse practitioner. I want to be debt free after several years of hard work and sacrifice to provide a better life for my family.

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  • 5
  • Hannah from Lanark, IL
  • Mar-24-2014 I am a current student here

    I love the professors at Olivet. I love the devotionals and prayer time that they offer to reiterate education with a christian purpose. Christ is always held highest at this University. The professors here are always there for their students and love building relationships

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  • 1
  • Carrie from Sheldon, IL
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a current student here

    I am a student of Olivet so let me tell you what you don't know or what they don't tell you. If you decide to come to olivet just so you know there's no free speech here. You will get fined $25 if you swear. You will also get fined for dancing, wearing leggings, tank tops, short shorts, v necks, and if you are playing music pass quiet hours which is pass 10pm. You are only allowed to have open dorms on Thursdays and have to have the door wide open and your feet must been on the floor or guess what? You'll be fined. If your not nazarene this school will try to make you be nazarene. After your freshmen year here you will want to transfer because of how strict this school is. You are forced to go to chapel twice a week. You do have Curfew. Curfew on weekdays is 11 pm but 12 with a late pass and weekends are 1 am but 2am with a late pass. However, you only get 15 late passes per semester so when they run out...no more fun for you. The town is dead. Barely anything to do so people go to the rec center but everyone just go home on the weekends so campus is dead. I will admit that the teachers here are amazing but you won't get the full college experience here. You will be treated as a child for freshmen and it doesn't get that much better for the upper class men too.

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  • 4
  • Andrea from Decatur, IL
  • Jan-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Although Olivet is on the pricey side as far as college goes, it is totally worth it. Because of the financial aid, no one pays full price to come to Olivet. I would recommend coming to Olivet for any person that is looking to go to college for a good education and more than just partying.

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  • Mariah from Chicago, IL
  • Dec-28-2013 I am a current student here

    Though I am only a freshman, every class that I have had thus far has been amazing, and I grew to love learning the material! Cost is still a bit high, but they are great at trying to help with scholarship and financial aid.

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