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.
All applicants to Olivet University should evidence strong Christian character, potential for effectiveness in Christian ministry, and the scholastic ability and emotional maturity to handle a higher education experience.
Olivet 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.
As a Christian institution, we strive to create and promote an atmosphere consistent with the Christian faith, which encourages the student to develop his/her fullest potential, both in and out of the classroom.
Cross-cultural mission is an area of great interest especially to Olivet University students around the world. During the doctoral colloquium of the Zinzendorf School of Doctoral Studies at its Riverside