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Tuition & Fees

$26,950

$26,950

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 822
Declined + 237
Total Received 1,059
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Private (nonprofit)

1,788

undergraduate students

343

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
11%
500-599
42%
400-499
36%
300-399
11%
600-699
19%
500-599
38%
400-499
32%
300-399
11%
30-36
10%
24-29
30%
18-23
43%
12-17
16%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
40%
18-23
41%
12-17
15%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
50%
12-17
10%
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School Facts

Mount Vernon Nazarene, founded in 1968, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 326-acre campus is located in Mount Vernon, OH.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,131
Established in 1968
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Church of the Nazarene
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Mount Vernon, OH

326-acre campus in Mount Vernon (population: 16,798), 45 miles northeast from Columbus. Served by air; major airport, bus, and train serve Columbus. Public transportation serves campus.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University
800 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
80%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
52%
Bottom 1/2
48%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
11%
500-599
42%
400-499
36%
300-399
11%
600-699
19%
500-599
38%
400-499
32%
300-399
11%
30-36
10%
24-29
30%
18-23
43%
12-17
16%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
40%
18-23
41%
12-17
15%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
50%
12-17
10%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 15 (priority deadline)
July 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 822
Declined + 237
Total Received 1,059

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Recommendations
Secondary school record

Considered

Essay
Interview

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Tracy Waal
Director of Admissions
P: 866 462-6868
F: 740 393-0511
admissions@mvnu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,868,654
State $502,403
Institutional $13,174,824
Other external $205,632
Total $15,751,513

Non-need-based

Federal $1,868,654
State
Institutional $2,409,130
Other external $29,075
Total $4,306,859

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
track (indoor)
track (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Crossroads League
Mascot
Cougars
School colors
blue and green
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biblical Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Business Technology
Chemistry
Child Development Administration
Children's Ministries
Church Music
Communication
Communication Science/Disorders
Computer Network/Systems Administration
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Data Processing
Drama
Early Childhood Education
Educational Ministries
Electrical Engineering
English
Exercise Studies
Family Environment
Financial Management
Fitness Management
General Studies
Graphic Design
History
Human Services
Information Technology Management
Integrated Business Education
Integrated Language Arts Education
Integrated Mathematics Education
Integrated Social Studies Education
Intercultural Studies
International Business
Intervention Specialist
Journalism
Life Sciences Education
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Technology
Middle Childhood Education
Ministry
Music
Music/Multi-Age Education
Music/Worship
Nursing
Pastoral Ministry
Philosophy
Philosophy/Humanities
Philosophy/Pre-Law
Physical Education/Health Education
Physical Science Education
Political Science
Pre-Dental
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Law
Pre-Medical
Pre-Occupational Therapy
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Physician Assistant
Pre-Veterinary
Professional Education
Psychology
Public Relations
Public Safety
Religion/Biblical Studies
Religion/Religion Humanities
Religion/Theological Studies
Social Work
Spanish
Spanish/Multi-Age Education
Sports Management
Theological Studies
Urban Ministry
Video/Radio Broadcast
Visual Arts Education
Worship Ministry
Youth Ministries
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Undergraduate

84%

1,788
students

Female
62%
1,115

Male
38%
673

Graduate

16%

343
students

Female
69%
238

Male
31%
105

undergraduateFull-time

81%

1,466
students

Female
62%
906

Male
38%
560

undergraduatePart-time

19%

322
students

Female
65%
209

Male
35%
113

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: January 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Germany
Honduras
Jamaica
Mexico
South Korea
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jim Singletary
Director of Intercultural Life
740 392-6868, extension 4606
jim.singletary@mvnu.edu

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