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  • Fun and informational statistics about Olivet Nazarene University

  • 32,000
    Olivet alumni living in all 50 U.S. States and 54 world areas
    1,318
    Number of participants in Olivet's intramurals program, in activities such as volleyball, flag football and table tennis
    20
    Intramural sports in which Olivet students can participate, ranging from basketball and soccer to ultimate frisbee and dodgeball
    20
    Intercollegiate sports available to Olivet students, including men's and women's swimming, which began competition in fall 2012
    86
    Students enrolled in Olivet's Roaring Tiger ROTC Battalion
    21
    Musical ensembles students can join, including 4 choirs and 17 instrumental ensembles
    70
    Clubs and organizations students can join, not including the 20+ musical ensembles
    6
    Olivet's School of Education is among the top six largest producers of teachers among all Illinois colleges and universities
    17:1
    Olivet's student to teacher ratio
    10
    Percentage of Olivet freshmen who achieved ACT composite scores of 30 or higher (4% achieve this nationally)
    24
    Average ACT composite score of last year's incoming freshmen
    43
    U.S. States represented among Olivet's student body, plus several world areas
    250
    Acres of Olivet's beautiful, park-like campus in Bourbonnais, Ill.
    1907
    The School that would later be known as "Olivet Nazarene University" was founded with 36 students in a one-room schoolhouse near Georgetown, Ill.
  • 1 Corinthians

    2:16

    "For who has known the mind of the Lord that he may instruct him?" But we have the mind of Christ.