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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    D+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    B+
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    A
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.
About Mount Vernon Nazarene University...
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Crossroads League
Address
800 Martinsburg Rd
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Website

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
77%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
960-1130
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

Cost

Net Price
$20,880/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$17,541/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
97%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.33 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.41 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.40 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,440Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
388
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
20%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
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  • Friendly.
    60%
  • Easy to talk to
    16%
  • Friendly but close-minded
    8%
  • Diverse
    4%
  • Ignorant
    4%
  • Sheltered
    4%
  • Weird
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
77%
Poll
94%
of students say they don't have Greek life.32 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.62 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
Report
  • Faith-oriented
    57%
  • Friendly.
    26%
  • Dishonest
    4%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Tight-knit Community
    4%
  • Un-Lit
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.21 responses
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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.
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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...