Local | Affordable | Fully Accredited

Four Year Degree | Cohort/Community Model

Unique college experience with the best of two worlds – Olivet Nazarene University’s academic excellence and the community culture and support of Brighton Naz.  Our program gives you a low-or no-debt path to earning a four-year accredited degree in a community setting, while also providing practical experience every semester, intentional leadership development, robust spiritual guidance, and the support of an on-site director.

Andrew Grenier
 Olivet @ Naz Site Director
(248) 563-6449

Why Choose ONU @ Brighton Naz?

✔ Life Flexibility

Earn your degree while experiencing a close-knit community, having the ability to live at home, work a part-time job and be involved in the areas of life that are most important to you!

✔ Community Model

Be apart of a cohort of students on Brighton Naz campus, learning side by side, attending small group activities, participating in live chapels, doing life together, all while receiving the support of your on-site director!

✔ Reduced Tuition

Earn 30 credit hours a year for a flat cost of $10,000 (with full access to federal student aid)!

✔ Practical Training

Get your feet wet in your career path from day one of your college experience… practicum/internship begins freshman year!

Group Learning

Weekly Chapel

Local Internship

Peer Connection

Initial Degrees Offered


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Enroll, attend classes, get practical experience, and be coached by our local team.

Graduate with an accredited degree, low (or no) debt


Who should apply to ONU @ Brighton Naz?

ONU @ Brighton Naz is for all high school graduates/ soon to be high school graduates and interested young adults who are interested in pursuing a 4 year degree from a fully accredited university, while staying connected to their local community, and avoiding the weight of heavy school debt.

What does a typical week look like at ONU @ Brighton Naz?

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 Brighton Naz.

Who is teaching the classes?

Olivet Faculty! ONU has been providing online education for over 20 years. Classes are dynamic online courses with a higher level of professor interaction and engagement in the course.  There will be videos, live video conference sessions, and interactive office hours. In addition, each course includes a 1-hour weekly live class session with the professor for full engagement.

Can I transfer credits?

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. Learn more

How can I pay for ONU @ Brighton Naz?

Students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) may be eligible for the Federal Pell Grant and Federal Direct Loan programs. (Olivet’s federal school code is 001741). Additionally, monthly payment plans are available to many students with out-of-pocket tuition costs.

How can I apply?

Students are admitted in either the fall (classes begin in August) or spring (classes begin in January) semesters. Click here to submit an interest form. Click here to submit a program application.