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Points of Pride

Student success, transformational learning and academic excellence is what we strive for at MidAmerica Nazarene University. We're not normally ones to toot our own horn, but that doesn’t mean we don’t enjoy the accolades that come our way. Allow us to boast for just a moment.

Take a look at some of the highest recognitions and awards for our University, faculty, students, athletics and alumni:

Money Magazine selected MidAmerica Nazarene Univeristy for their 2019 Best Colleges list.

Money Magazine Best Colleges 2019

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BestColleges.com has recognized MidAmerica Nazarene University in thier 2018 Best Online Colleges in Kansas.

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  • University Recognitions
  • Academic Recognitions
    Business
    • 96% of students agree or strongly agree that MNU's business programs prepared them with the knowledge and skills to enter a career in business and/or pursue graduate school or professional certification.
    • Delta Mu Delta, the international honor society in business, has award MNU’s Epsilon Theta Chapter, its STAR award for exceeding the standards the Society has for managing the chapter and its activities in 2017.
    • 2017-2018 MBA students' results on the Peregrine Academic Services Major Field Test for the MBA program, exceeded other local, regional and national ACBSP programs.
    Counseling
    Education
    • 100% of MNU education majors who completed the program passed their Praxis® content exams in 2017-2018.
    Nursing 
    Music
    Pre-Professional Program
    • 100% of the class of 2016 pre-professional graduates are attending a graduate school in programs like pharmacy, dentistry and physical therapy.
  • Athletic Recognitions
    Athletic Department

    Accolades listed below are for the last 5 years. MNU Sports compiles a complete list of athletic accolades on their site if you are interesting in learning more. 

    Baseball

    NAIA All-America:

    • 2016: Jordan Eckley (1st), Jason Jones (HM)
    • 2015: Clayton Brandt (1st)
    • 2014: Jordan Eckley (HM)

    Basketball (M)

    NAIA National Championship: 1 (2007)
    NAIA National Runner-Up: 1 (2002)
    NAIA Fab 4: 7 (2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2014, 2016)
    NAIA Elite 8: 12 (1992, 1995, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2016)
    NAIA Sweet 16: 15 (1992, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2016)

    NAIA All-America:

    • 2016-17: Justin Randall (3rd) - F
    • 2015-16: Nick Syrie (3rd) - G | Justin Randall (HM) - F
    • 2014-15: Nate Launius (HM) - F
    Basketball (W)

    NAIA National Championship: 1 (2016)
    NAIA Fab 4: 2 (2007, 2016)
    NAIA Elite 8: 3 (2007, 2016, 2018)
    NAIA Sweet 16: 6 (2007, 2008, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018)

    2016 NAIA D1 National Championship
    Jon Lewis: National Coach of the Year
    Kyleesha Weston: Championship Most Outstanding Player
    Megan Balcom: All-Championship 1st Team
    Jasmine Webb: Championship Hustle Award

    NAIA All-America:

    • 2017-18: Tristin Wicks (3rd) - C | Alisha Washington (HM) - F
    • 2015-16: Megan Balcom (1st) - G | Jasmine Webb (HM) - F
    • 2014-15: Daria Sprew (2nd) - F | Megan Balcom (HM) - G

    Football

    NAIA All-America:

    • 2014: Cristian Casillas (1st) - K

    Soccer (M)

    NAIA National Runner-Up: 1 (2015)
    NAIA Fab 4: 2 (2012, 2015)
    NAIA Elite 8: 2 (2012, 2015)
    NAIA Sweet 16: 6 (2007, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

    NAIA All-America:

    • 2016: Eduardo Heringer (1st) | Dominic Harrington (2nd) | Frantzly Zephirin (2nd)
    • 2015: Eduardo Heringer (HM) | Lucas Machado (HM) | Alvaro Beltran (HM)
    • 2014: Aurelien Norest (1st)

    Soccer (W)

    NAIA All-America:

    • 2017: Steffi Krohn (HM)
    • 2016: Taryn McClendon (HM) | Sarah Schmidt (HM)
    • 2015: Taryn McClendon (HM) | Sarah Schmidt (HM)

    Track & Field (starting in 2015)

    NAIA All-America:

    • Men | 2016-17: Michael Lewis | Isaac Zitterkopf
    • Women | 2016-17: Raiven Ellis | Dacia Harris

    Volleyball

    NAIA All-America:

    • 2017: Hannah Bettge (HM) - S | Taylor Cowan (HM) - MB
    • 2016: Rachel Kater (1st) - S | Gisele Silva (1st) - OH | Taylor Cowan (HM) - MB
    • 2015: Rachel Kater (2nd) - S
    • 2014: Zoraida Heredia (2nd) - OH | Sofija Berezovska (HM) - OH

     

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