MidAmerica Nazarene University Overview
MidAmerica Nazarene University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Olathe, Kansas. Olathe is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.
What Is MidAmerica Nazarene University Known For?
- MNU has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.
- The post-master's certificate is the highest award offered at MNU.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 98% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, MNU bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $42,900 a year. That's about 5% more than their peers at other schools.
- On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from MNU to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
MidAmerica Nazarene University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at MNU.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards MNU has earned from around the web.
|#49||Best Health Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#53||Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#104||Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools||Business Degree Central|
|#155||Highest Paid Business Administration & Management Graduates||College Factual|
Where Is MidAmerica Nazarene University?
Contact details for MNU are given below.
|Address:||2030 E College Way, Olathe, KS 66062-1899|
How Do I Get Into MNU?
You can apply to MNU online at: https://apply.mnu.edu/apply/?sr=8afc0b10-e5a4-4db2-8a8f-fa4187df795e
Admission Requirements for MNU
|High School GPA||considered but not required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into MNU?
Approximately 54% of accepted students are men and 46% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 62%, and the acceptance rate for women is 71%.
Average Test Scores
About 13% of students accepted to MNU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 440 and 600. Math scores were between 470 and 600.
Can I Afford MidAmerica Nazarene University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At MNU, approximately 70% of students took out student loans averaging $5,949 a year. That adds up to $23,796 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at MNU is 7.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
MidAmerica Nazarene University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 657 graduate students at the school.
Of the 938 full-time undergraduates at MNU, 42% are male and 58% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of MidAmerica Nazarene University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||117|
|Hispanic or Latino||35|
Kansas students aren't the only ones who study at MidAmerica Nazarene University. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 27 countries are represented at MNU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Kenya, Brazil, and Chile.
Online Learning at MidAmerica Nazarene University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at MNU has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 17th most popular in Kansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of MNU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at MidAmerica Nazarene University was 5.2%. This is the #1,657 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MNU regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of MNU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||42%|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||14%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at MNU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at MNU.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#244|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#371|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#371|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
MidAmerica Nazarene University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Americasroof under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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