Mount Vernon Nazarene University

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world rank  4221

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University Overview

Established in 1968, Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Mount Vernon (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Ohio. This institution also has a branch campus in Columbus. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Mount Vernon Nazarene University (MVNU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. Mount Vernon Nazarene University (MVNU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 52 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MVNU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym MVNU
Founded 1968
Motto To Seek to Learn is to Seek to Serve
Colours Green and blue

University Location

Address 800 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon
43050-9500 Ohio
United States
Tel +1 (740) 392 6868
Fax +1 (740) 397 2769
Other locations Columbus

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 800 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon 43050
(740) 392 6868

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Evangelical Christian-Evangelical Church of the Nazarene - www.nazarene.org

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Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Mount Vernon Nazarene University's Library
Mount Vernon Nazarene University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 89,140 physical volumes, 4,468 physical media, 147,562 digital/electronic medium and 242 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Mount Vernon Nazarene University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,122 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Nazarene Educators Worldwide (NEW)
  • Ohio Foundation for Independent Colleges (OFIC)
  • Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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