MVNU Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into MVNU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 822 out of 1,059 applicants or 78% 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores. Mount Vernon Nazarene University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 662 397 1,059
Accepted 510 312 822
Acceptance Rate 77% 79% 78%
Enrolled 211 147 358
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 41% 47% 44%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Mount Vernon Nazarene University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that MVNU regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 885. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1095 out of 1600. 10 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 990 1200
SAT Reading 490 600
SAT Math 500 600
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 19 26
ACT Math 19 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >87%
22 to 25 Avg + 78%-87%
20 to 22 Avg - 70%-78%
18 to 20 Reach 60%-70%
Less than 18 Low <60%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >86%
1095 to 1200 Avg + 78%-86%
990 to 1095 Avg - 68%-78%
885 to 990 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 885 Low <55%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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. If your high school grades are above the average 3.34 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as MVNU accepts 78% of all applicants.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 36% Good
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 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 54 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jul 15, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mount Vernon Nazarene University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

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