Tuition & Fees

$31,786

$31,786

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
18%
500-599
50%
400-499
32%
30-36
11%
24-29
23%
18-23
40%
12-17
25%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
38%
12-17
26%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
50%
12-17
17%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 542
Declined + 384
Total Received 926
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Private (nonprofit)

1,304

undergraduate students

569

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Organizational Leadership
  3. Human Resources Management
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Codes

SAT 6437
ACT 1445

Social Networks

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Location

School Facts

MidAmerica Nazarene, founded in 1968, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 112-acre campus is located in Olathe, 15 miles south of downtown Kansas City.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,873
Established in 1966
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Church of the Nazarene
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Olathe, KS

105-acre campus in Olathe (population: 137,472), 20 miles from Kansas City. Major airport serves Kansas City, MO (38 miles); bus and train serve Kansas City. Public transportation serves campus.

MidAmerica Nazarene University
2030 East College Way
Olathe, KS 66062

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
14%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
18%
500-599
50%
400-499
32%
30-36
11%
24-29
23%
18-23
40%
12-17
25%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
38%
12-17
26%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
50%
12-17
17%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 542
Declined + 384
Total Received 926

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Derry Ebert
Director of Admissions
P: 800 800-8887
F: 913 971-3481
admissions@mnu.edu

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,047

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,036
Room $5,004
Board $4,008
Additional fees $750
Books & supplies $1,514
Total $42,312
Average Financial Aid - $31,047
Total with Avg. Aid $11,265

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,934,661
State $491,825
Institutional $8,526,259
Other external $241,856
Total $11,194,601

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $1,516,400
Other external $50,385
Total $1,566,785
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 800-8887
F: 913 971-3481
finaid@mnu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Cathy Colapietro
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@mnu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
football
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, football, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Todd Garrett (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Heart of America Athletic Conference
Mascot
Pioneers
School colors
navy, white, and royal scarlet

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Athletic Training
Behavioral Sciences
Bible/Theology
Biology
Biology Education
Business Administration
Business Psychology
Chemistry
Children/Family Ministry
Christian Ministry
Communication
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Education
Elementary Education
English
English Language Arts
Fine/Performing Arts
General Business
Graphic Design
Health/Exercise Sciences
History
Humanities
Intercultural Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
Kinesiology
Liberal Arts
Management
Marketing
Mathematics Education
Middle School Mathematics Education
Middle School Science Education
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Organizational Leadership
Physical Education
Physics
Psychology
Recreation/Leisure Studies
Science/Mathematics
Social Studies/History/Government Education
Sociology
Speech/Theatre Education
Sports Management
Youth/Family Ministry
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Organizational Leadership
  3. Human Resources Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

1,873

total students

61%

in-state

39%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

1,304
students

Female
60%
780

Male
40%
524

30%

569
students

Female
79%
447

Male
21%
122

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

982
students

Female
60%
580

Male
40%
402

25%

322
students

Female
63%
200

Male
37%
122

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Student Break-down

12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 1.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

126

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
Chile
Germany
Kenya
Sweden
Uruguay
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Dennis Miller
International Student Advisor
913 971-3785
dmiller@mnu.edu

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