Facts about MNU

MidAmerica Nazarene University | 2030 E. College Way, Olathe, KS 66026

Student Body:

  • More than 35 undergraduate programs
  • More than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students
  • Students from 35 states and five countries


  • Located in Olathe, Kansas; 19 miles southwest of Downtown Kansas City
  • More than 100 acres, with over 1,000 trees and 6,000 flower bulbs planted annually
  • 74 percent of our undergraduate students live on campus.
  • Nine residence halls, 10 academic buildings, a fine and performing arts center, dining commons, athletics center, library


Affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene

The permanent control of the University is vested in a board of trustees elected from the various districts of the North Central Region of the Church of the Nazarene: Iowa, Joplin, Kansas, Kansas City, Missouri, Nebraska and Prairie Lakes.


  • MNU offers more than 40 undergraduate academic programs and 15 graduate and professional degree programs.
  • Average class size is 16 for traditional undergraduate; 18 for professional studies; 9 for graduate degrees.
  • We employ 81 full-time faculty members and many adjunct professors.
  • Our top 5 majors for first-time freshmen are:
  1. Nursing
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Business Administration
  4. Sports Management
  5. Ministry


  • Member of NAIA Division I Athletics and Heart of America Athletic Conference
  • Five men’s sports teams and five women’s sports teams
  • Intramural athletics
  • 2007 NAIA Men's Basketball national champions
  • 2016 NAIA Women's Basketball national champions

Campus Life:

  • Theatre
  • Athletics/Intramurals
  • Choir
  • Improv
  • Student Government
  • Join a Chapel worship team, ministry team or traveling music ensemble

Global Impact:

MNU alumni work and serve all over the world. We commit to being the hands and feet of Jesus through passionate service. You can start your journey to global impact by participating in a Go Global mission trip to destinations such as:

Contact MNU

Main Campus
2030 E. College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899
Phone: 913.782.3750
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Santa Fe Commons Site
13563 South Mur-len Rd.
Olathe, KS 66062
Phone: 913.971.3800
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Liberty Site
105 N. Stewart Ct., Suite 210
Liberty, MO 64068
Phone: 816.407.3070
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Office Hours
Most University offices are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.