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MidAmerica Nazarene, founded in 1968, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 112-acre campus is located in Olathe, 15 miles south of downtown Kansas City.

Website: www.mnu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,252
Undergraduate
Students
(59.1%) 740 Women
(40.9%) 512 Men
657
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
55% of 1,197 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.36
SAT Math
470-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
440-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$50,758
Tuition and Fees
$32,872
Room and Board
$9,282
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Freshman Award
$25,601
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,755
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
81
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 40% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 11% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Olathe Population
131,885
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Kansas City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
56% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Pioneer
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.0% Asian
13.4% Black/African-American
3.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
64.7% White
11.6% Unknown
International Students
3.0% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning
71.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
33.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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