The acceptance rate at MVNU is 72%. It ranks #31 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. MVNU is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 972 out of 1,341 applicants were admitted.
The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent (SAT 980/1250 ACT 19/26). Mount Vernon Nazarene University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.59. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The MVNU application fee is $25 and applications are due by May 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Mount Vernon Nazarene University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 6% of students submitted SAT scores and 94% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||980|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1120
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Mount Vernon Nazarene University?
Mount Vernon Nazarene University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. MVNU ranks #21 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 6 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||22
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into MVNU?
Admission data indicates that MVNU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #26 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
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What GPA do you need to get into Mount Vernon Nazarene University?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into MVNU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mount Vernon Nazarene University was 3.59 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #21 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as MVNU accepts 72% of students who apply.
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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
82% of Mount Vernon Nazarene University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||22%|
|Top 25% of class||48%|
|Top 50% of class||82%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||33%||39%||35%|
Applicants have 216 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on May 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Mount Vernon Nazarene University is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to Mount Vernon Nazarene University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Considered but not required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204194 IPEDS survey data for Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
6% of students submit their SAT scores to MVNU. 94% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
72% of those who apply are granted admission to MVNU. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1250. 6% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 26. 94% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.