MVNU Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Mount Vernon Nazarene University
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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.
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MVNU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT6%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||960|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||560|
|SAT Composite 75th||1130|
|Average SAT Score||1050|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|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%|
MVNU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT94%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|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.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.34
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Mount Vernon Nazarene University. 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
78% 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||23%|
|Top 25% of class||49%|
|Top 50% of class||78%|
|Bottom 50% of class||22%|
|Bottom 25% of class||7%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||33%||36%||35%|
Applications are DueJul 15, 2020
Days left to Apply174
Applicants have 174 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to MVNU before the Jul 15 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
What are the requirements for admission to Mount Vernon Nazarene University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||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.
Frequently Asked Questions
6% of students submit their SAT scores to MVNU. 94% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.