MNU Ranked In Best Colleges by US News & World Report
It’s the time of year when we celebrate our graduating seniors’ success. Enjoy these stories about diverse paths and passions as students and alumni achieve their dreams.
Contributing to her success, MNU was the perfect place for Joslene to learn. She found smaller groups, which were well organized, making it easier to manage her studies and connect with other students who were just as dedicated. Her passion for wonder was encouraged. Asking questions and sharing vulnerably about her challenges was welcomed and rewarded. In this environment, Joslene says she felt she was heard.
With a whole community effort, MNU’s new freshman class, numbering 223, is the largest since 2010 (229). This represents a 26.7 % increase over 2016 and is the second largest class since 2006. Transfer students are also up with 90 new students calling MNU home. The total incoming class is 313 this year compared to 260 in 2016. Read how the entire Pioneer family helped make it happen.
MNU is proud to be among the 162 ranked Best Regional Midwest Universities on U.S. News & World Report's list. The publisher considers six main aspects of each institution when making the list. more>
Each year MidAmerica Nazarene University students lend their time, raise money and garner awareness for an all-school service project. This year the students will continue to partner with The Hope Center, an eastside Kansas City organization providing programs, events and places for children and youth to have hope and flourish. more>
The academic year got underway today as classes began for undergraduates at MNU. Students also attended the first chapel of the academic year at College Church. Students looking good in an 8 a.m. class. See more photos from Welcome Week 2019 at MNU's Flickr gallery. more>
MidAmerica Nazarene University has been selected for Money magazine’s 2019 Best Colleges list. Money magazine evaluated 3,000 of the nation’s colleges, narrowing their list to 744 with the best value for the money. MNU is one of only five Kansas universities to make the list. To determine the rankings, Money analyzed 26 factors in three categories to find the top college values, including: 1. Quality of education 2. Affordability 3. Outcomes more>
MNU resident assistants, student government reps and student development personnel welcomed Freshmen and Transfers Friday evening when the dorms opened and fresh young minds began a new adventure. The orientation includes activities that give direction, encourage fun and help in the transition to college life. more>
New freshmen and transfer students arrive August 16 and athletes of fall sports are already back on campus and have been practicing all week. It's almost the start of a new academic year and MNU faculty and staff are ready to greet our new and returning students. more>
The Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs has approved the accreditation of the Master of Counseling program through October 2026. The approval includes the program specialties of clinical mental health, marriage, couple & family counseling and school counseling. more>
The days of going to the college book store to buy textbooks are over. Students order their books online now and while a quick internet search can provide the least expensive option, sometimes students purchase the wrong edition or experience a shipment delay. This leads to frustration and perhaps even falling behind in class. Additionally, more students are choosing digital textbooks. Now MNU’s college store, The Merc, is offering new solutions to help students get the right textbooks on time and for the best price. more>