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Chances of getting into Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
75.8%
Admission Difficulty for Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into MVNU and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #47 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,081 out of 1,427 applicants were admitted making Mount Vernon Nazarene University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Mount Vernon Nazarene University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

MVNU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
6%
SAT Scores for Mount Vernon Nazarene University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Mount Vernon Nazarene University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1050

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Mount Vernon Nazarene University?

Mount Vernon Nazarene University typically requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #38 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 6 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Mount Vernon Nazarene University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >84%
1045 to 1130 Avg + 76%-84%
960 to 1045 Avg - 65%-76%
875 to 960 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 875 Low <52%
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MVNU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
94%
ACT Scores for Mount Vernon Nazarene University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Mount Vernon Nazarene University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into MVNU?

Admission data indicates that MVNU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #31 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mount Vernon Nazarene University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >86%
22 to 25 Avg + 76%-86%
20 to 22 Avg - 67%-76%
18 to 20 Reach 58%-67%
Less than 18 Low <58%
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MVNU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.34
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Mount Vernon Nazarene University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into MVNU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mount Vernon Nazarene University was 3.34 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #25 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.34 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as MVNU accepts 76% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Mount Vernon Nazarene University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 36% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 10% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

78% of Mount Vernon Nazarene University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Mount Vernon Nazarene University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 23%
Top 25% of class 49%
Top 50% of class 78%
Bottom 50% of class 22%
Bottom 25% of class 7%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Mount Vernon Nazarene University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 893 534 1,427
Accepted 677 404 1,081
Acceptance Rate 76% 76% 76%
Enrolled 226 147 373
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 36% 35%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
187

Applicants have 187 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on May 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mount Vernon Nazarene University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Mount Vernon Nazarene University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

Does Mount Vernon Nazarene University prefer SAT or ACT?

6% of students submit their SAT scores to MVNU. 94% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Mount Vernon Nazarene University?

76% of those who apply are granted admission to MVNU. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Mount Vernon Nazarene University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1130. 6% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Mount Vernon Nazarene University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 94% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.