What Makes Us Special

About Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students and working adults. With a 400-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient sites throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spirtual growth and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to over 2,200 students from 29 states and 12 foreign countries/U.S. territories.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% ACT Range For Freshman Class*


* Fourteen percent of MVNU first-time freshmen submitted SAT scores, and 99% submitted ACT scores. The 25th and 75th ACT Composite scores were 20 and 26 respectively.

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.34

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 64%
Men 36%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 73%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2013-14  Help

MVNU's total charges for 2013-14 is $30,670, which includes tuition, room, and food service. MVNU's total charges are almost $11,000 less than the national average for four-year, private institutions.

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

2012-13 Average Net Tuition for
Aided Undergraduates *  Help

* Net tuition for each individual student may be lower or higher
depending on family income and student eligibility
and availability of grant aid.

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 

Tuition and Fees History  Help

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About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 13:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 63%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 371 131 19 0 521

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