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Nursing at Olivet Nazarene University

If you plan to study nursing, take a look at what Olivet Nazarene University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Olivet Nazarene is located in Bourbonnais, Illinois and approximately 4,986 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 200 nursing majors received their bachelor's degree from Olivet Nazarene.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

Olivet Nazarene Nursing Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing

Online Classes Are Available at Olivet Nazarene

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Olivet Nazarene does offer online education options in nursing for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Olivet Nazarene Nursing Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the nursing progam at Olivet Nazarene compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

Of the schools analyzed in this analysis, the nursing program at Olivet Nazarene was ranked #273 for overall quality. It is also ranked as the #10 school in Illinois.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Nursing 54
Best Online Nursing Schools 114
Most Popular Online Nursing Schools 130
Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 138
Most Popular Colleges for Nursing 259
Best Colleges for Nursing 273
Highest Paid Nursing Graduates 331
Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans 426
Most Focused Colleges for Nursing 463

In 2019, 241 students received their master’s degree in nursing from Olivet Nazarene. This makes it the #29 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from Olivet Nazarene Make?

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at Olivet Nazarene is $63,500. This is 4% higher than $61,050, which is the national average for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.

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Nursing Student Demographics at Olivet Nazarene

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at Olivet Nazarene University.

Olivet Nazarene Nursing Bachelor’s Program

88% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 12% of nursing bachelor's degrees went to men and 88% went to women.

Olivet Nazarene Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 72% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in nursing at Olivet Nazarene are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Olivet Nazarene University with a bachelor's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Olivet Nazarene University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 12
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 17
White 144
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

Olivet Nazarene Nursing Master’s Program

90% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 241 students graduated with a master's degree in nursing from Olivet Nazarene. About 10% were men and 90% were women.

Olivet Nazarene Gender Breakdown of Nursing Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a nursing master's degree from Olivet Nazarene, 57% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level. In the nursing master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 42% of degree recipients. That is 10% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Olivet Nazarene University with a master's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Olivet Nazarene University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 30
Black or African American 29
Hispanic or Latino 34
White 138
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

Olivet Nazarene also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Nursing

If you plan to be a nursing major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Olivet Nazarene University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 232
Registered Nursing 200
Nursing Education 14
Nursing Administration 9

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for IL, the home state for Olivet Nazarene University.

Occupation Jobs in IL Average Salary in IL
Registered Nurses 129,400 $73,890
Medical and Health Services Managers 14,050 $121,900
Nurse Practitioners 5,540 $105,800
Nursing Instructors and Professors 1,810 $69,310
Nurse Anesthetists 1,510 $190,500

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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