Member College Profile

At Mount Vernon Nazarene University, "To Seek to Learn is to Seek to Serve." This mindset has created a dynamic, caring community of students and faculty who challenge each other and facilitate learning and growth. MVNU exists to shape lives through educating the whole person.

A private, four-year, Christian liberal arts college located north of Columbus, Ohio, MVNU is known for its spacious residence halls, a beautiful 327-acre campus and state-of-the-art athletic facilities. MVNU offers more than 20 educational travel opportunities; in the past few years, students have traveled to Turkey, Israel, Belize, Costa Rica and Italy.

MVNU offers its more than 1,200 traditional undergraduate students and 2,200 total students a choice of over 80 degree programs, including one of the best teacher education programs in the state of Ohio. Some of the most popular majors are biology, business, education, nursing and social work. MVNU’s student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. The average tenure of full-time professors is 16 years.

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