A student looking to attend Mount Vernon Nazarene University should be a student who values education. As a liberal arts school, we take many varied courses of other disciplines such as philosophy and sciences and a student must be a devoted lifelong learning and widening his or her world view. Mount Vernon Nazarene University takes academics seriously and expects each student to give his or her best effort. MVNU also places a lot of emphasis on living in community with others on campus and investing in life long friendships. If a student is serious about academics and looking for a community to become a part of, MVNU is the place to be!