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MVNU Demographics & Diversity

Mount Vernon, Ohio

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at MVNU are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 15% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Mount Vernon Nazarene University students
Race Percent of Students
White 85%
Black 5%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 66% more female students than male students enrolled at Mount Vernon Nazarene University with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, MVNU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Mount Vernon Nazarene University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Mount Vernon Nazarene University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 729
Women 1,212

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

MVNU serves a very low number of students outside of Ohio, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Mount Vernon Nazarene University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,597 per year

28% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 28.2%
Part time Undergrads 14.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204194 IPEDS survey data for Mount Vernon Nazarene University.