Mount Vernon Nazarene University Rankings

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#7264 of 14,160 In the World
#1783 of 2,624 In North America
#1697 of 2,523 In the United States
#61 of 91 In Ohio

Quick Review

Religion
Church of the Nazarene
Acceptance rate
73%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$21,221 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,816
Graduates
389
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.mvnu.edu

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 73% 76% 71%
Applicants 1,305 514 791
Admissions 953 393 560
Freshmen enrolled full time 324 156 168

164 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

731 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
58 or 18%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 980
or below

75% of them
had 1220
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Mount Vernon Nazarene University are 980-1220 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
295 or 91%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Mount Vernon Nazarene University are 20-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1856 (84%)
Black or African American 96 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 76 (3%)
Two or more races 72 (3%)
Hispanic 70 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 17 (0.8%)
Asian 10 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 3 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,221/year
Average aid awarded
$20,612
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $18,507
$30-48K $16,876
$48-75K $19,787
$75-110K $21,530
$110K+ $23,486

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $21,047$8,964
Tuition in-state $21,047$8,964
Tuition out-of-state $21,047$8,964
Fee in-district $250
Fee in-state $250
Fee out-of-state $250

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,136
Combined charge for room and board $8,548
Room charge $4,748
Meal charge $3,800

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 2 76 74
Social Work 45
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 34
Religion & Religious Studies 6 25
Special Education and Teaching, General 5 18
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 19
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 19
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 17
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 16
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology 13
General Studies 12
Finance, General 10
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 10
Graphic Design 10
Accounting 8
Psychology, General 7
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 6
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 6
Fine & Studio Arts, General 6
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 5
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 5
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 5
Religious Education 4
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 4
Mathematics Teacher Education 4
Public Relations & Image Management 3
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 3
Political Science and Government, General 3
Mechanical Engineering 3
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 3
Music, General 1 1
Journalism, Other 2
Social Studies Teacher Education 2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2
History, General 2
Computer and Information Sciences, General 2
Chemistry, General 2
Education, Other 2
English Language and Literature, General 2
Business & Office Automation & Technology & Data Entry 2
Curriculum and Instruction 2
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Music Teacher Education 1
Theology & Theological Studies 1
Biology Teacher Education 1
Mathematics, General 1
Public Administration 1
Grand Total 15 342 157
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 68% 70% 67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
35
Citations
218

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
17 / 46
Psychology
10 / 123
Education Majors
8 / 31
Medicine
6 / 33
Political Science
6 / 8
Health Science
5 / 18
Chemistry
5 / 21
Mathematics
5 / 20
Business
4 / 4
Communications and Public Relations
4 / 7
Materials Science
4 / 16
Engineering
4 / 16
Sociology
4 / 17
Physics
4 / 16
Math Teachers
4 / 20
Environmental Science
3 / 25
Development Studies
2 / 1
Ecology
2 / 14
Art & Design
2 / 3
Paleontology
2 / 22
Philosophy
2 / 0
Computer Science
2 / 3
Biology
2 / 22
Economics
2 / 1
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
2 / 0
Geology
2 / 22
Social Psychology
2 / 92
Entrepreneurship
1 / 1
Blockchain and Cryptography
1 / 0
Optical Engineering
1 / 0
Literature
1 / 2
Nursing
1 / 0
Creative Writing
1 / 1
Child Psychology
1 / 15
Public Policy / Administration
1 / 0
Early Childhood Education
1 / 4
Special Education
1 / 0
Cardiology
1 / 15
Chemical Engineering
1 / 1
Marketing
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2006 0 1
2007 1 1
2008 0 0
2009 1 0
2010 3 2
2011 5 4
2012 2 9
2013 2 11
2014 1 14
2015 3 7
2016 0 16
2017 7 15
2018 4 34
2019 0 21
2020 1 48

General info

Alternative names MVNU
Founded 1968
Motto To Seek to Learn is to Seek to Serve
Colors green, blue
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December/January; February-May)
Total FTE staff 405
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 800 Martinsburg Rd
Mount Vernon, Ohio, 43050-9500
United States
City population 17,000
Phone 7403926868
Fax +1 (740) 397 2769

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