MidAmerica Nazarene University

Olathe, KS

MidAmerica Nazarene University

Olathe, KS

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Tuition & Fees

$32,872

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
34%
400-499
28%
300-399
14%
700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
41%
400-499
28%
300-399
7%
30-36
6%
24-29
26%
18-23
49%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 654
Declined 543
Total Received 1,197
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Private

1,252

undergraduate students

657

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,909
Established in 1966
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Church of the Nazarene

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.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Kansas City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Kansas City International

MidAmerica Nazarene University
2030 East College Way
Olathe, KS
66062

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • LOL - Loving on Littles
  • S.M.I.L.E. - Students Ministering in the Lives of Elderly
  • Center for Grace
  • Freedom Fire
  • Students for Social Justice

Top Events

  • White Light Event
  • Homecoming Hoe Down
  • Root Beer Fest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
34%
Top 1/2
67%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
34%
400-499
28%
300-399
14%
700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
41%
400-499
28%
300-399
7%
30-36
6%
24-29
26%
18-23
49%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.36

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 654
Declined 543
Total Received 1,197

Admissions Factors

Important

character/personal qualities

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
academic GPA
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work

Not Considered

application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $32,122
Room & board $9,282
Additional fees $750
Books & supplies $1,514
Other fees $5,698
Total $49,366
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History Teacher Education
History, General
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Organizational Leadership
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech Teacher Education
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

1,909

total students

61%

in-state

39%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

1,252
students

Female
59%
740

Male
41%
512

34%

657
students

Female
76%
501

Male
24%
156

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

938
students

Female
58%
541

Male
42%
397

26%

314
students

Female
64%
199

Male
36%
115

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 71%
Student 4 year graduation rate 34%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

72

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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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