Olivet Affordability

Olivet Nazarene University, a US NEWS "Best Value School" is committed to making higher education affordable for every student. Each year, we disperse more than $112 Million dollars in financial assistance.

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.

Zero Tuition for QualifIED Illinois Residents

Illinois families who meet household income requirements may now be eligible for the ONU Zero Tuition option, granting resident undergraduate students an affordable path to an "Education With a Christian Purpose."

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Middle Class Advantage

We recognize paying for a university education and finding financial pathways for students and parents is often challenging. One of our key priorities is to offer an exceptional university education to as many students as possible which is why we are offering additional financial aid to middle income families. 

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The Nazarene Guarantee

In recognition of our unique association with the International Church of the Nazarene, members of the Church of the Nazarene receive a minimum 50% Tuition Discount. Connect with the financial aid team for more information.

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Emphasizing the high value on our own graduates, Olivet offers the McGraw School of Business MBA or MOL as a one year 'add-on' to any Business Bachelor's degree at a highly discounted rate.

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Preferred partner pricing

Through cultivated corporate and organizational partnering, Olivet offers a variety of Partner Pricing discounts for graduate degrees, continuing education and certificates.


Advanced degrees

With initiatives such as the $12k Online McGraw School of Business MBA, as well as other creative marketpace initiatives, Olivet stands committed to affordability beyond the bachelor's degree.

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Friends and Family Pricing

Each student's path to Olivet is unique. We recognize alumni, family and friends in their quest of higher education, and provide grant and aid whenever possible.

Veteran Assistance

Olivet is proud to offer additional assistance to veterans and active duty servicemembers through multiple GI Enhancement Programs, (including the GI Bill® ).

Military Aid

ONU Plus

Through ONU PLUS, Olivet  partners with churches and similar organizations around the country to allow students to receive a fully-accredited bachelor's degree in their own community. With more than 9 unique degrees offered, ONU PLUS is an affordable way to get an Olivet education.


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