Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon, OH

Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon, OH

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Undergrad Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$31,610

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

16.1

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 953
Declined 352
Total Received 1,305
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Private

1,816

undergraduate students

389

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Mount Vernon Nazarene University, founded in 1968, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 332-acre campus is located in Mount Vernon, OH.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,205
Established in 1968
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Nazarene

332-acre campus in Mount Vernon (population: 16,659), 45 miles northeast of Columbus. Served by air; major airport, bus, and train serve Columbus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Columbus
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: John Glenn International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Ministry Groups
  • Student Government Association
  • Student Education Association
  • Drama Club
  • Music Department Ensembles

Top Events

  • Welcome Week
  • Athletic Events and Concerts
  • Friday Night Live
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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
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
82%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
20%
500-599
53%
400-499
22%
700-800
3%
600-699
25%
500-599
41%
400-499
29%
300-399
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
30%
18-23
52%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Application deadline July 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.59

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 953
Declined 352
Total Received 1,305

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,268

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,360
Room & board $8,890
Additional fees $250
Books & supplies $1,400
Other fees $2,900
Total $44,800
Average Financial Aid - $4,268
Total with Avg. Aid $40,532
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

bowling, lacrosse

Club Sports - Women's

bowling

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance, General
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
History Teacher Education
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Philosophy
Philosophy, Other
Physical Sciences
Physics Teacher Education
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Theology/Theological Studies
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

2,205

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

1,816
students

Female
61%
1,105

Male
39%
711

18%

389
students

Female
64%
248

Male
36%
141

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

1,501
students

Female
61%
901

Male
39%
600

18%

315
students

Female
65%
204

Male
35%
111

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 79%
Student 4 year graduation rate 57%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
86%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

41

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
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 no
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 Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

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