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Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate87%
Acceptance Rate87%

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Student Life

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is on a 332-acre campus in the small town setting of Mount Vernon, Ohio, not far from Columbus.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Student Activities

Mount Vernon Nazarene University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Interested in Greek life? Mount Vernon Nazarene University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University has several thriving Campus Ministry Groups. In fact, more students participate in the Campus Ministry Groups than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Mount Vernon Nazarene University include Student Government Association, Enactus, Nerfwood and Music Department Ensembles.

The Mount Vernon Nazarene University community comes together each year for Luau, Block Party and Oaktoberfest.

Does Mount Vernon Nazarene University Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 76%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 1,108
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 963
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 24%

Mount Vernon Nazarene University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Mount Vernon Nazarene University students live on campus. In 2022, 76% of undergrads at Mount Vernon Nazarene University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 24% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Mount Vernon Nazarene University. There are 1,108 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,699 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 963 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Athletics

At Mount Vernon Nazarene University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Mount Vernon Nazarene University:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Swimming And Diving Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Lacrosse Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Club Teams
Bowling Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Golf Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Soccer Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Tennis Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Track And Field Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Volleyball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Safety at Mount Vernon Nazarene University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Mount Vernon Nazarene University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, Mount Vernon Nazarene University has Lock/Unlock buildings daily, jump vehicle batteries, background checks & fingerprinting, help unlock locked cars, copy keys, print IDs.

Plan a Visit to Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Mount Vernon Nazarene University, take Interstate 71 to Mount Vernon, OH. If you need to fly, book your flight to John Glenn International airport.

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