#26 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon, Ohio

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Student Population
Mount Vernon Nazarene University overview
Location Mount Vernon, Ohio
Online mvnu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Religious Affiliation Church of the Nazarene
Mount Vernon Nazarene University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Mount Vernon, Ohio, Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Church of the Nazarene faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,182 prospective students applied, and 1,031 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 294 enrolled in the school.  1,582 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 482 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $32,614 plus fees of $250. MVNU is ranked 654 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



MVNU is rated within the lower 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Mount Vernon Nazarene University overview
SAT 1020/1218
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.55
Applications Accepted
Mount Vernon Nazarene University overview
Applications Due May 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$250
Room and Board $9,246
Budget for Other Expenses$3,900
Total One Year Cost$47,510

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$46,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
57% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Mount Vernon Nazarene University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 44%
Education 10%
Human Services 6%
Health Professions 6%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 4%

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