Education With a Christian Purpose
We believe Higher Education should have a Higher Purpose. For over 115 years, Olivet has answered that call — guiding students who seek wisdom and knowledge.
Bring your passion and build your future.
With over 140 areas of study, title-winning athletics, 22 graduate and doctoral degrees and a vibrant campus community and online network, Olivet welcomes you in your pursuit of learning and faith. Discover Life at Olivet
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A Place You Belong
With accredited programs, award-winning academics, and a faculty touting degrees from a wide spectrum of world-class educational institutions, Olivet stands committed to integrating faith and learning.
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Campus Visit & Tours
Visit Olivet Today
Seeing is Believing, and an Olivet Visit is the best way to get you one step closer to ONU!
Want to experience what your Olivet journey could be like? Plan your personalized 1-on-1 visit today. Campus visits and tours and online appointments are available nearly every day! Our specialized Purple & Gold Days for High School Seniors are epic. This fall, we will be offering new, overnight visits and concentrated Academic visit days.
More than 20 Degrees to Help Further Your Growth
Olivet Nazarene University offers on-ground, online or hybrid master’s degrees in Business, Education, Nursing, as well as Ministry and Theology, and certificate programs for those seeking advanced qualifications.
The flagship EdD in Ethical Leadership is also available both online and as hybrid, and an ideal way to earn a convenient and affordable doctoral degree.
ONU 2023-2024 Sizzle Reel
Take a sneak peek at Olivet Nazarene University and all the offerings for undergraduate candidates. With nearly 200 areas of study and a full option of major/minor combinations, ONU is the ideal liberal arts match for any young man or woman ready to pursue their career and calling.
Students are supported by everyone in the Olivet community. Our graduates are educated and spiritually equipped to go and change the world.
$110+ Million Awarded in Financial Aid Each Year
Christian education should be attainable for students from all walks of life and economic backgrounds.
At Olivet, we provide nationally-recognized academic programs and the resources, tools, and assistance you may need to succeed.
Faculty & Staff
Connect and Network with Award-Winning Faculty
Today’s mentors. Tomorrow’s peers.
Immerse yourself in a rich network of intelligent, gifted, and caring teachers committed to you and the Olivet mission.
“I’ve witnessed how Olivet empowers students to find their unique voice & discover their individual calling. This is an environment for students to explore & discover their purpose.”
IN THE NEWS
Updates and Features from the Olivet campus and beyond.
Faculty and Student news plus highlights from Alumni and Friends. View Olivet News
First Person: Mike Lingle
“Working at Olivet, I have found the joy of living for Jesus. Everything fits together to guide me in the way I want to go.”
First Person: Tony Fightmaster
“At Olivet, academic excellence, social development and spiritual growth all merge together. Olivet is strong in all three areas, and that is the strength of Olivet.”