Mount Vernon Nazarene is a private, Christian university located in Mount Vernon, Ohio. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,440 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Mount Vernon Nazarene acceptance rate is 77%. Popular majors include Business, Social Work and Youth Services, and Nursing. Graduating 63% of students, Mount Vernon Nazarene alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,400.
NAIA Division II
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Rankings
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.33 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.41 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.40 responses
Most Popular Majors
Social Work and Youth Services63 Graduates
Early Childhood Education24 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration11 Graduates
Missionary Studies11 Graduates
Religious Education11 Graduates
Religious Studies9 Graduates
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.32 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.62 responses
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- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.21 responses
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Reviews
Of all the colleges and campuses I've visited and looked up, MVNU seems to be the best fit for me! I feel so welcomed there, everyone's so nice, the food's diverse and REALLY good, it's not too far away from town, they have different types of games, festivals and concerts on campus, and the best part... I get to earn the degree of my dreams WHILE growing in my faith.
Coming from a rural community, I loved the small-town atmosphere. It was easy to get to know people and the professors all really care not only about whether you get a quality, faith-based education, but also about your growth as an individual. I made lifelong friends and learned more about my faith and serving God. I have never regretted my decision to attend MVNU!
MVNU is all about its politics. Certain students and faculty are favored because they have relatives that are in high positions of the Nazarene community. The school does not care about the majority of its students, rather it is just looking to have high numbers of freshmen. If the school continues to listen to a small portion of people that make up the school it will most likely not survive. It is also important to note that the school is majorly in debt but continues to spend its money on things such as Esports...