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Olivet Ranks as a Best Value School

On Sept. 13, 2021, U.S. News & World Report released the 2022 Best Colleges Report, and Olivet Nazarene University received distinguished rankings and recognition in five unique categories – including a No. 10 ranking in the Best Value School – Regional Universities (Midwest) category.

Olivet was also recognized as a top Regional University (Midwest); Top Performer on Social Mobility – Regional Universities (Midwest); Best Undergraduate Nursing program; and Best Undergraduate Engineering Program (at schools where doctorates are not offered) .

These rankings took into consideration various factors including retention and graduation rates, faculty and financial resources, student excellence and alumni engagement.

For more than 30 years, the rankings and advice from “U.S. News & World Report” have served as a valuable consumer reference. The “Best Colleges” annual report provides nearly 50 different types of numerical rankings and lists to help students narrow their college search. This type of third-party endorsement provides clarity for prospective students as they navigate the college search process. 

With a modern, student-centered approach to teaching, Olivet continues to stand out by offering a unique learning environment, mission trip opportunities, global learning programs, collaborative assignments, undergraduate research projects and internship opportunities.

For more information about nursing, education or the more than 140 other areas of study offered at Olivet, contact the Office of Admissions at or 800-648-1463.

Republished from 09/23/2021
Originally Published: 09/13/2021