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Undergrad Profile

Shine Forth.

Illuminating education
At Mount Vernon Nazarene University, you’ll get the quality academic preparation you need to pursue your dreams. With more than 100 programs to choose from, MVNU offers you the best foundation for a rewarding and fulfilling career. MVNU is also one of the most affordable private institutions in Ohio. 

MVNU’s faculty are passionate about empowering you to achieve your dreams and shine brightly. Seventy percent of our classes have fewer than 20 students. That means you will receive personal attention and develop meaningful relationships with professors who will become valuable mentors for the rest of your life.

A burning passion for service
Not only will your mind be enlightened at MVNU, but you’ll have opportunities to be a light to the world. MVNU’s commitment to service is unmatched in higher education. With more than 300 students traveling to learn or serve annually, our student experience provides hands-on training that is making a difference in all corners of the globe.

So whether you are a computer science major developing technology infrastructure in Belize, a nursing major providing care in Haiti, or an early childhood education major teaching here in the United States, you can be confident that your education is also making the world a brighter place.

A bright future
When you graduate, your MVNU experience goes with you. Ninety-four percent of our alumni report being employed or in graduate programs within a year of graduation. Your life will be shaped and enhanced by the relationships you form, the choices you make, and the network of more than 19,000 alumni who share your values and aspirations. You’ll be spiritually stronger, prepared for excellence, and ready to light the world. You don’t want a run-of-the-mill life. So don’t settle for a run-of-the-mill college experience. Choose MVNU and shine forth.




What does it mean to shine forth at MVNU? See for yourself.