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About Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, religious school in an small town setting in Mount Vernon, Ohio. Mount Vernon Nazarene University was founded in 1968 and now enrolls around 2,205 students a year, including 1,816 undergrads.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University offers housing for up to 1,108 students. The majority of students live on-campus but it is not required for first-year students.About 0% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

As of 2021, the total market value of Mount Vernon Nazarene University's endowment was $23.19 million There are 16.1 Mount Vernon Nazarene University undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 Mount Vernon Nazarene University Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 72%
Average GPA 3.6
Mean ACT score 23
Tuition $32,614

2022 Mount Vernon Nazarene University Regular Decision Application Deadline

The deadline to apply regular decision to Mount Vernon Nazarene University for Fall 2022 is July 1. All regular decision applicants should hear back from Mount Vernon Nazarene University by September 1.

Early Admission at Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon Nazarene University does not offer early decision or early action.

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Mount Vernon Nazarene University Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Around 72% of applicants get into Mount Vernon Nazarene University each year. In 2021, 969 out of 1,339 total applicants were accepted.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Waitlist 2021

Mount Vernon Nazarene University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Mount Vernon Nazarene University?

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Mount Vernon Nazarene University, applicants must submit the following items.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0.5
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Average GPA and Test Scores

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.6 on a 4.0 scale. The mean ACT score for Mount Vernon Nazarene University students is 23.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

Does Mount Vernon Nazarene University Require Test Scores?

Mount Vernon Nazarene University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 18% submitted the SAT. 91% submitted the ACT.


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Dorms at Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Yes! Mount Vernon Nazarene University provides on-campus housing for up to 1,108 students.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University students are active in the school's Campus Ministry Groups, Student Government Association and Student Education Association. Luau, Block Party, and and Oaktoberfest are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

Financial Aid at Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon Nazarene University meets 58% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Mount Vernon Nazarene University full-time are awarded $27,335 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Mount Vernon Nazarene University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, around 79% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 300 students who started at Mount Vernon Nazarene University as first-time freshman, 170 graduate within four years.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 204%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Mount Vernon Nazarene University Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $22,778 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Mount Vernon Nazarene University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Mount Vernon Nazarene University a good school for you?

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Where is Mount Vernon Nazarene University?

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is located in the small town setting of Mount Vernon, Ohio, less than an hour from Columbus.

If you want to see Mount Vernon Nazarene University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 71 to Mount Vernon, or book a flight to the nearest airport, John Glenn International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Mount Vernon Nazarene University and Mount Vernon are like without leaving home.

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College Info

800 Martinsburg Road Mount Vernon, OH 43050-9500

Campus Setting: Small Town

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mount Vernon Nazarene University is Jul 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mount Vernon Nazarene University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Mount Vernon Nazarene University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

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Avg

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Mount Vernon Nazarene University is 23. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

480 - 620

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Reading SAT Range

500 - 600

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Mount Vernon Nazarene University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$43,510

In State

$43,510

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$32,614
$32,614
Fees
$250
$250
Housing
$9,246
$9,246
Books
$1,400
$1,400

Student Life

Wondering what life at Mount Vernon Nazarene University is like? There are approximately 2,205 students enrolled at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, including 1,816 undergraduate students and 389 graduate students. 83% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from OH and 11% percent of students are from other states.

83%

Full Time

17%

Part Time

89%

In State

11%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,205

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

72%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$32,864

Out-of-State

$32,864

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 15
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