why choose onu+ at crossbridge?

We are so excited you are interested in applying to ONU at Crossbridge! 

We proudly partner with Olivet Nazarene University to offer you the following benefits:

  • Life Flexibility

    Through ONU at , you will earn a college degree while having the flexibility to remain at home and continue to work a part-time job. 

  • Reduced Tuition

    Olivet Nazarene University offers discounted tuition to students at extension sites, allowing ONU at Crossbridge to offer tuition at a much lower cost.  

  • Practical Training

    In addition to required practicums included in various majors, career experience will be offereed to students through ONU PLUS. Academic credit can be earned for up to six semesters of applied practical learning. This allows students to otain first-hand leadership, minsitry, and workplace expereice in their chose field.

degrees offered

Unique college experience with the best of two worlds – Olivet Nazarene University’s academic excellence and the community culture and support of Crossbridge.

  • Associates Degree (2-year)

    • Business (Associate of Arts)
  • Bachelors Degrees (4-year)

    Bachelor of Arts

    • Computing Technology

    Bachelor of Science

    • Business Administration
    • Management
    • Child Development
    • Christian Ministry
    • Computer Science
    • Networking & Data Communications
    • Software Development
    • Software Entrepreneurship
    • Cybersecurity
    • Early Childhood Education
  • Pre-Major Courses

    • Actuarial Science
    • Communication
    • Data Science
    • Elementary Education
    • English Education
    • Mathematics
    • Mathematics Education
    • Psychology
    • Special Education
    • Social Science Education
    *For these programs, students can complete two years of pre- major coursework at ONU+ Extension Sites leading to Bachelor of Science degrees in these majors to then complete years 3 & 4 on the main campus in Bourbonnais, Illinois.

frequently asked questions

  • ONU+ is a network of sites where students attend to take online courses from Olivet Nazarene University so that students can stay involved in their local community, church or organization. Some courses will feature an online model where professors teach live over Zoom, while some other courses will be work at your own pace each week. In addition to coursework, many sites offer leadership training, practical experience and engaging activities for college-aged students.

  • ONU+ is for all high school graduates and interested young adults who look to discover and embrace their God-given mission within a platform of vocational ministry or the marketplace.

  • Students have scheduled classes and academic activities for approximately 3-4 days per week to work on coursework and engage in community formation. Students will also participate in practicum experiences, gaining practical experience in their field of study, as well as small groups, and other student activities coordinated at ONU+ at Crossbridge. 

  • Olivet Nazarene University will provide online courses for students, taught by Olivet professors.

  • Dual-credit or college-level credits earned require that a student submits all transcripts prior to acceptance for an official review process. Yes, any credits from a regionally accredited college or university would generally transfer.

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next steps

  • Apply to ONU

  • Submit your FAFSA (code 001741) and apply for other scholarship opportunities

  • Enroll, attend classes, get practical experience, and be mentored and coached by our team

  • Graduate with an accredited degree with low to no debt

  • lauren mcquen

    ONU+ at Crossbridge Site Director

    Email Lauren