Each of Olivet University's colleges is designed to enable men and women to use various skills to reach the 'network generation' for Jesus Christ through vocational ministry, and to enable students to achieve a Biblical worldview.

Olivet University's undergraduate and graduate academic programs are appropriate to the achievement of the University's mission and to the educational programs offered. Olivet offers undergraduate programs in Theology, Music, Journalism, Graphic Design, Information Technology, Business, and Language Education. These programs are offered through seven colleges of Olivet University—Theology, Music, Media & Communication, Art & Design, Technology, Business, and Language & Education.