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Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon, OH

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.

School Profiles: Undergrad Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$31,610

$31,610

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 953
Declined + 352
Total Received 1,305
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Private (nonprofit)

1,816

undergraduate students

389

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Nursing
  3. Social Work
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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 2,205
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: 16,659), 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
55%
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
48%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
5%

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
11%
24-29
23%
18-23
43%
12-17
21%
6-11
2%
30-36
6%
24-29
36%
18-23
39%
12-17
19%
30-36
7%
24-29
30%
18-23
52%
12-17
11%

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

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 953
Declined + 352
Total Received 1,305

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

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

Robert Stanley
Director of Admissions
P: 866 462-6868
F: 740 393-0511
admissions@mvnu.edu

Financial Aid

58%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,793

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,360
Room $4,938
Board $3,952
Additional fees $250
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $41,900
Average Financial Aid - $22,793
Total with Avg. Aid $19,107
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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
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track (indoor)
track (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

bowling, lacrosse

Club Sports - Women's

bowling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, corn hole, flag football, indoor hockey, longboard, running, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Chip Wilson (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
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Ministry
Church Music
Communication Science/Disorders
Communication Studies
Computer Network/Systems Administration
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Data Processing
Drama
Early Childhood Education
Educational Studies
Electrical Engineering
English
Exercise Science
Finance
Fitness Management
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health Sciences
History
Integrated Language Arts Education
Integrated Mathematics Education
Integrated Social Studies Education
Intercultural Studies
International Business
Intervention Specialist
Journalism/Media Production
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Middle Childhood Education
Ministry
Music
Music/Multi-Age Education
Nursing
Philosophy
Philosophy/Humanities
Philosophy/Pre-Law
Physical Education/Health Education
Political Science
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
Visual Arts Education
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Nursing
  3. Social Work

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

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

2,205

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 Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
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

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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

  • Career/job search classes
  • 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
  • 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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Colombia
El Salvador
France
Mexico
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jim Singletary
Director of Intercultural Life
740 397-9000, extension 4606
jim.singletary@mvnu.edu

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