Who we are: In Christ.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is an award-winning Christian university in Ohio. Here you’ll find on-campus and online degree programs built to fuel your passion, solidify your identity, and clarify your life’s calling.
Deepen your relationship with Christ through Chapel, small groups, and community service opportunities.
Nurture your interests and passions with a quality liberal arts education as you identify your calling.
Become a global citizen as you combine your faith, your vocation, and your humanity to make the world a better place.
How Will You Attend MVNU?
Explore our stunning main and downtown campuses in the heart of Mount Vernon, Ohio with award-winning degree programs and a variety academic majors.
Get the best of MVNU anywhere, anytime with bachelor’s and master’s programs designed to help you balance your education with work, family, and other priorities.
Dual Enrollment & CCP
Want to earn college credits in high school? We’ve got you.
Life-changing education for world-changing careers
Since 1968, MVNU has been raising up generations of Christian believers who seek to learn and serve wholeheartedly as part of a collective call to be the light of the world (Matthew 5:14). Come to MVNU, and we’ll help you discover your calling while providing local, national, and global service.
Best Job Placement Rate In Ohio
MVNU was awarded the Best Job Placement Rate in Ohio by Intelligent.com for 2021 & 2022.
94% of MVNU Graduates
are employed or enrolled in advanced studies within one year of graduation.
are experts at sparking your intellectual curiosity, many holding the highest-possible degrees in their fields.
MVNU Students Shine Bright
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MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Scott as the new Campus Events and Community Relations Manager. She is the community point person responsible for recruiting, scheduling, and supporting conferences and events at MVNU facilities. “Sarah brings to this role significant experience in marketing, project…
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University publicly launched the Fairbanks Center for Global Engagement to alumni and friends during the Church of the Nazarene’s General Assembly in June. The Center, which is the first of its kind among the Nazarene universities, centralizes the University’s on-campus and off-campus engagement and provides unique opportunities for…