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MidAmerica Nazarene University

Olathe, KS 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate67%

Midamerica Nazarene University Admissions

It is not difficult to get into MidAmerica Nazarene University. MidAmerica Nazarene University admitted 67% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 1,103 students applied to MidAmerica Nazarene University and 737 were admitted.

Check in with MidAmerica Nazarene University's admissions department for more information on applying.

MidAmerica Nazarene University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of MidAmerica Nazarene University's admissions stats.

MidAmerica Nazarene University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 11%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 70%
Waitlist No

MidAmerica Nazarene University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for MidAmerica Nazarene University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to MidAmerica Nazarene University?

MidAmerica Nazarene University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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How Difficult Is It To Get Admitted to Midamerica Nazarene University?

It is not difficult to get into Midamerica Nazarene University. Midamerica Nazarene University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Midamerica Nazarene University accepted 67% of all applicants, around 737 of the 1,103 students who applied.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Midamerica Nazarene University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to MidAmerica Nazarene University

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to MidAmerica Nazarene University

MidAmerica Nazarene University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into MidAmerica Nazarene University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at MidAmerica Nazarene University

Wondering what factors are considered by MidAmerica Nazarene University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered

Make sure to check with MidAmerica Nazarene University for more information on admission factors.

MidAmerica Nazarene University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to MidAmerica Nazarene University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with MidAmerica Nazarene University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into MidAmerica Nazarene University?

Students admitted to MidAmerica Nazarene University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 68% submitted a class rank.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

MidAmerica Nazarene University is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 11% of MidAmerica Nazarene University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 70% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for MidAmerica Nazarene University?

To be competitive with other MidAmerica Nazarene University applicants, you should aim to earn between 948 and 1110 (or higher!) on the SAT. At MidAmerica Nazarene University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1110 and 25% of scored lower than 948, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of MidAmerica Nazarene University students scored 578 or higher and 75% of students scored 443 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of MidAmerica Nazarene University students scored 540 or higher, and 75% scored a 443 or higher.

To be most competitive at MidAmerica Nazarene University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for MidAmerica Nazarene University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for MidAmerica Nazarene University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

More Information on Transferring to MidAmerica Nazarene University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to MidAmerica Nazarene University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in MidAmerica Nazarene University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

MidAmerica Nazarene University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to MidAmerica Nazarene University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to MidAmerica Nazarene University.

Does MidAmerica Nazarene University accept transfer credits?

✅ MidAmerica Nazarene University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. MidAmerica Nazarene University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Does MidAmerica Nazarene University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ MidAmerica Nazarene University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to MidAmerica Nazarene University?

❌ No, MidAmerica Nazarene University is test optional, so you can decide whether or not to send your test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is MidAmerica Nazarene University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for MidAmerica Nazarene University is 67%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at MidAmerica Nazarene University?

❌ MidAmerica Nazarene University does not offer early decision.

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Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Midamerica Nazarene University? Midamerica Nazarene University is a less selective institution. The Midamerica Nazarene University acceptance rate is 67%. This means that the institution accepts 66 out of every 100 applicants.


Midamerica Nazarene University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Midamerica Nazarene University is Continuous processing.

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

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

Midamerica Nazarene University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

948 - 1110


Math SAT Range

473 - 578


Reading SAT Range

443 - 540

Midamerica Nazarene University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Midamerica Nazarene University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.45. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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