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Learn why Olivet’s dedication to faith and integrity have earned its rank as Illinois's number one Christian university.


Campus Visit

We offer several different ways for you to visit our beautiful campus! Whether you visit in person or online, choose a personalized visit or energetic event day, we want to show you all that Olivet has to offer.

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Apply to Olivet

It all starts here! We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year. All completed applications receive equal consideration.

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Visit Olivet!

Every visit to Olivet is unique, and our Admissions team is here to help. We want you to plan the day that suits you: campus tour; class visits; professor meetings; financial aid consultation; lunch together- all these are available to you and your family. You pick the day, and we will make it happen.

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Browse Areas of Study

No matter your area of interest, Olivet offers a degree that matches! With more than 140 areas, you are sure to find what you love here. Take a moment and browse our interactive Areas of Study Interest Grid.

ONU Interest Grid

ONU Zero Tuition

Our dedicated team of Financial Aid professionals work to create custom packages for each student. Here are a handful of our affordability initiatives and a snapshot of the ONU TRUE COST for undergraduates.

Affordability Initiatives

Meet Grammy Nominee,

Bethany Robinson

Two-time Grammy Educator of the Year Nominee, Bethany Robinson '04/'11 MED shares about her work, her life and her time at Olivet.

Purple & Gold Days

An Olivet tradition, Purple & Gold Days are unique, customized group visit days, designed specifically for high school seniors, and their parents. There’s so much to see and do! Customized faculty and student visits, campus tours and class visits, lunch together – there’s no better way to check out Olivet.

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Enrollment Deposit

Ready to submit your enrollment deposit? Your $200 deposit will secure your place in the incoming class as well as prepare you for final enrollment steps.

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By The Numbers

Numbers don't say everything, but these numbers say a lot.

total students enrolled
areas of study
career outcome rate
countries represented on campus
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With 21 men’s and women’s Tiger intercollegiate athletics teams, and nearly 4,000 students participating in Intramural activities– the roar of the crowd rarely subsides.

Olivet On Demand

Watch Athletic Events

Missing your ONU Tigers in action? Be sure to catch the big game on our live-streaming service and join in all the fun. Go, Tigers!

Watch Tiger Games

Watch Chapel & Events

Unable to catch the recent chapel service or concert? Many Olivet events are offered via our live-streaming service or after the event, on-demand.

Watch Events

Meet Your Mentors

Our professors and staff are committed to making the Olivet experience second-to-none. Discover the men and women that are working to shape your future.

Meet the Faculty

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