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 326-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 26 states and 16 foreign countries/U.S. territories.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% ACT Range For Freshman Class*


* Ninety six percent of MVNU first-time freshmen submitted ACT scores, and seven percent submitted SAT scores.

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.38

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 36%
Men 64%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 82%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2014-15  Help

MVNU's total charges for 2014-15 school year is $31,910, which includes tuition, room, and food service (excludes course/lab fees). MVNU's total fee is more than $10,000 less than the national average ($42,419) for four-year, private institutions--from College Board website.

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Tuition and Fees History  Help

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About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 14:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 74%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 507 102 12 0 0

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