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Study at Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon Nazarene University, also known as MVNU, is a Christian, liberal arts college located in Mount Vernon, Ohio, United States. It was established in 1968 as a junior college and feeder school for the Eastern Nazarene College (ENC). It was renamed Mount Vernon Nazarene University in 2002. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics.

MVNU's athletics department sponsors several sports teams which participate in sports such baseball, softball, volleyball, basketball, cross-country, golf, and soccer. MVNU's teams are nicknamed the Cougars. The university participates in the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) in the American Mideast Conference, and the NCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) in the East Region DI.

Profile of Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon Nazarene University can be found in Mount Vernon, OH (a rural site not far from an urban area). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Church of the Nazarene school. Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Master's degree is the highest degree at the school.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from Mount Vernon Nazarene University is especially impressive compared to its number of students. The most common majors at the school are in business and management.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Selectivity

Mount Vernon Nazarene University does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 460 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 460 to 570, but ranged both higher and lower.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 2, 675 students were enrolled in Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at the school. Student dorms or apartments are common at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. The school offers students meal plans. Mount Vernon Nazarene University student athletes compete in American Mideast Conference competitions.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management324business, non-profit management, human resources, business management, finance, accounting, marketing, MIS, . . .
Education and Teaching122teacher education and development, early childhood education, curriculum and instruction, middle school teaching, physical education teaching, math teaching, social studies teaching, English teaching, . . .
Religion and Philosophy29religion, religious education, philosophy
Liberal Arts24Spanish language, English, general studies, sociology, history
Science23biology, chemistry
Family and Social Work21social work, family and consumer science, child care management, family studies, human services
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy12sports and fitness management, exercise science, health and physical Education
Media10communication studies, broadcast journalism, journalism
Therapy and Counselling9psychology
Security and Law Enforcement8criminal justice and administration
Computer Science and Engineering5computer and info science, data processing tech
Design5graphic design
office and Administration2administrative assistant
Fine Arts2fine arts
Drama and Performing Arts1drama

Contact: Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon Nazarene University

800 Martinsburg Rd

Mount Vernon, OH 43050-9500

General Phone: (740) 392-6868


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