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Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Mount Vernon, Ohio. Mount Vernon is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

$20,995 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
87% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Mount Vernon Nazarene University?


Contact details for MVNU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 800 Martinsburg Rd, Mount Vernon, OH 43050-9500
Phone: 740-392-6868

How Do I Get Into MVNU?

You can apply to MVNU online at:

Admission Requirements for MVNU

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into MVNU?

87% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
13% Submit SAT Scores
Since MVNU has an acceptance rate of 87%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 88%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.

Average Test Scores

About 13% of students accepted to MVNU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 618. Math scores were between 510 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Mount Vernon Nazarene University  ( 510 to 618 )

SAT Math Scores for Mount Vernon Nazarene University  ( 510 to 600 )
MVNU received ACT scores from 81% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 26. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Mount Vernon Nazarene University  ( 17 to 24 )
ACT Math Scores for Mount Vernon Nazarene University  ( 18 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Mount Vernon Nazarene University  ( 19 to 25 )

Can I Afford Mount Vernon Nazarene University?

$20,995 Net Price
75% Take Out Loans
0.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of MVNU is $20,995. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At MVNU, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $7,096 a year. That adds up to $28,384 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MVNU is 0.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,359 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,699 undergraduate students at MVNU, with 1,359 being full-time and 340 being part-time.


There are also 365 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,359 full-time undergraduates at MVNU, 41% are male and 59% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mount Vernon Nazarene University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 11
Black or African American 25
Hispanic or Latino 42
White 1,199
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 70

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 14 countries are represented at MVNU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Honduras, Ghana, and Argentina.

Online Learning at Mount Vernon Nazarene University

704 Took All Classes Online
1,134 Took At Least One Class Online
26.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 27 master’s degree programs available online at MVNU. In 2020-2021, 1,134 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MVNU has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of MVNU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mount Vernon Nazarene University was 26.8%. This is the #618 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MVNU regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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