1,828
Students
Financial aid thermometer
21,072
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
76
76%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
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Overview

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a Comprehensive institution located in Mount Vernon, OH, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 800 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon, OH  43050
United States
Contact Mr. Tracy Waal
Director of Admissions and Student Recruitment
Email: admissions@mvnu.edu
Phone: 740-392-6868
Fax: 740-393-0511

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,187
Applied
910
Accepted
1,828
Enrolled
77%
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Female Admissions

744
Females Applied
579
Females Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

443
Males Applied
331
Males Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.54
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 15th September 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 23 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

28,944
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Fees

250
Full-time student fees
8,170
Room & board
4,564
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

21,072
Avg. Financial Aid Package
25,284
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,094
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,159
Avg. Loan Aid
11,569
Avg. Grant Aid
18,449
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
64%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
54%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,828
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
8%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.35%
Black or African American 2.74%
White or Caucasian 85.23%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 2.68%
Other 5.91%

Gender

Male (36.54%)
Female (63.46%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 71%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Welcome Week, Athletic Events and Concerts and Friday Night Live

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Ministry Groups, Student Government Association, Student Education Association, Drama Club and Music Department Ensembles

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
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Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Faculty

251
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 75
Part-time - 176
Male - 125
Female - 126