Tuition & Fees

$29,244

$29,244

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 910
Declined + 277
Total Received 1,187
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Private (nonprofit)

1,828

undergraduate students

394

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Education
  3. Business
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Codes

SAT 1531
ACT 3372

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,222
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Mount Vernon, OH

332-acre campus in Mount Vernon (population: 16,620), 45 miles northeast of 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
71%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
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
22%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
7%
500-599
56%
400-499
25%
700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
42%
400-499
31%
300-399
5%
30-36
7%
24-29
31%
18-23
42%
12-17
19%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
39%
18-23
43%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
30-36
8%
24-29
53%
18-23
36%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 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

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 910
Declined + 277
Total Received 1,187

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
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

Financial Aid

64%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$21,072

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,994
Room $4,564
Board $3,606
Additional fees $250
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $38,814
Average Financial Aid - $21,072
Total with Avg. Aid $17,742
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 866 686-8243
F: 740 399-8682
finaid@mvnu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jared Sponseller
Director of Student Financial Services
jared.sponseller@mvnu.edu

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Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Corn Hole, Flag Football, Indoor Hockey, Running, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Aaron Quinn (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Jeana Howald (women's)
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biblical Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Business Technology
Chemistry
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
Financial Management
Fitness Management
General Studies
Graphic Design
History
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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Education
  3. Business

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,222

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

1,828
students

Female
63%
1,160

Male
37%
668

18%

394
students

Female
65%
257

Male
35%
137

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

1,439
students

Female
63%
899

Male
37%
540

22%

389
students

Female
68%
261

Male
32%
128

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
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

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
Colombia
Germany
Honduras
India
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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