MVNU Ranked in 50 Best Colleges for Older Students
October 24, 2014
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio--BestColleges.com has ranked Mount Vernon Nazarene University 19th on their list of the 50 Best Colleges for Older Students. MVNU is one of the top-ranked schools on the list for delivering a high quality of education in a range of degree programs to a student body that includes a large percentage of non-traditional undergraduates.
The national non-traditional student population is growing, having increased more than 41% since the year 2000; in 2011, non-traditional students made up over 38% of all undergraduates. Twenty nine percent of MVNU undergraduates are ages 25 and older, and BestColleges.com has determined that non-traditional students who receive an education from MVNU are not only academically enriched but also prepared to succeed in quantifiable ways after graduation.
BestColleges.com has used student surveys, faculty surveys, independent research, ranking systems, and the input of highly credible and authoritative sources to build a user-friendly college database. With this database, the organization seeks to help prospective college students find the best schools to meet their academic needs. Lists like the 50 Best Colleges for Older Students help users stay informed about what schools across the country have to offer.
To view the full list, visit BestColleges.com. For more information on MVNU's Graduate and Professional Studies programs, visit gps.mvnu.edu.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,200 students from 29 states and 12 countries/U.S. territories.