Mount Vernon Nazarene University

800 Martinsburg Rd, Mount Vernon, United States
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Overview of Mount Vernon Nazarene University

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,828
    • Men:668 (36.5%)
    • Women:1,160 (63.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Mount Vernon Nazarene University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
2

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used as a validity check on the application essay ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
800 Martinsburg Road
City, State, Zip
Mount Vernon, OH  43050-9500
Phone
(740) 392-6868 x4510
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
July 15
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
September 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
77% of 1,187 applicants were admitted
Women
78% of 744 applicants were admitted
Men
75% of 443 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
388 (43%) of 910 admitted students enrolled
Women
247 (43%) of 579 admitted students enrolled
Men
141 (43%) of 331 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.54
375 And Above
38%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
12%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |19-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
36%
• Score 18 - 23
53%
• Score 12 - 17
8%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $29,194 (68.42771423213951%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,170 (19.14963435214701%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,400 (3.281455090943184%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,900 (9.141196324770299%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Mount Vernon Nazarene University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 007085
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
322 (97.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
295 (91.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
295 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
156 (52.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$25,284
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 295 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,312
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 247 (83.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,438
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 156 (52.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
35 (10.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,906

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,184 (72.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,092 (92.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,088 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
586 (53.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$21,072
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,088 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,449
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 755 (69.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,764
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 586 (53.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
537 (33.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,569

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
78%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,745
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Members of Minorities, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


75

Part-Time Faculty


176

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


22%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 35% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 34% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 18% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
132,079

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
250
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Mount Vernon Nazarene University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


57.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


62.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


62.6%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (72)


  • Accounting
  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Finance, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy, Other
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Public administration and social services, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


Pre-occupational therapy/physician assistant with Chatham University

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Ministries, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Science in Management

Master's Programs of Study (3)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


16,812

Nearest Metropolitan Area


332 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Columbus

Weather


Temperature
14.9 average low in January, 79.8 average high in September
Rain
137 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
40 miles from campus in Columbus
Nearest Bus Station
50 miles from campus in Columbus
Nearest Train Station
50 miles from campus in Columbus

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


71% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


28%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Mount Vernon Nazarene University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, campus ministry groups, student government association, student education association, drama club, music department ensembles

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,439

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,828
Women
1,160
Men
668

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.6% Asian
  • 2.7% Black/African-American
  • 2.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 85.5% White
  • 5.9% Unknown

International Students


0.3% from 13 countries

Average Age


27

Number of Graduate Students


394

Student Resources

Study resources