Olivet University

Olivet at a Glance

Olivet University is a warm and friendly place to pursue a serious Christian education. Olivet University students come from a wide range of age groups, geographical areas, educational backgrounds, and cultural heritages, creating a rich and challenging educational environment. Community and camaraderie are among the fringe benefits of the instructional programs at Olivet University. Living, working, and worshiping together, students and faculty develop friendships and professional relationships that last a lifetime.

Olivet University professors understand their academic work to be in the service of the church. Most faculty members have experienced ministry first-hand and all are currently engaged in the life of the church from the local to the national level. A diverse group, our resident faculty includes scholars of different traditions and philosophies; their classes blend practical discussions of pastoral work with deep theological insight.

Come and hear, all you who fear God;
let me tell you what he has done for me.
Psalm 66:16

History of Olivet University

Olivet existed as a small Bible college from 1992 until 2000 – the year the EAPCA officially launched Olivet Theological College & Seminary (OTCS). The Bible college was intended to train the denomination's ministers. OTCS eventually functioned more as a 'seedbed' for mission, however, offering multiple study fields and distance-learning to ministry-bound students all over the world.

President's Welcome

Olivet University President, Dr. Tracy Davis

Hello and Welcome to Olivet University, where people love God and his Word, and the people He made. Whether you are visiting us for the first time, or a long-time member of the Olivet family, we're glad you came.

Mission & Vision

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Olivet University is an institution of biblical higher education dedicated to training ministry-bound men and women as biblical scholars and leaders, and to equipping them with the practical skills to preach the Gospel effectively into and after the 'network generation' – thus priming them to revolutionize the world through Christian mission.

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