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IPEDS ID: 221892
OPE ID: 00352600
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Trevecca Nazarene University
333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210
General information:  (615) 248-1200
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  2,606 (1,677 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  18 to 1
Net Price
Athletic Graduation
Mission Statement
  Trevecca Nazarene University is a Christian community providing education for leadership and service.
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral/Research Universities
Religious Affiliation
Church of the Nazarene
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty80108
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Tuition and fees$20,490$21,290$22,330$23,1263.6%
Books and supplies$1,100$1,100$700$7000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$7,488$7,488$7,788$8,0603.5%
Off Campus
Room and board$8,375$8,320$8,368$8,3680.0%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
On Campus$33,186$31,117$33,322$35,9948.0%
Off Campus$39,411$39,807$40,844$41,6401.9%
Off Campus with Family$25,698$26,530$27,138$27,9342.9%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2014-2015
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition planX
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid124198%————
Grant or scholarship aid24198%$3,639,622$15,102
Federal grants9137%$398,382$4,378
Pell grants9137%$359,382$3,949
Other federal grants2711%$39,000$1,444
State/local government grant or scholarships12350%$575,650$4,680
Institutional grants or scholarships24198%$2,665,590$11,061
Student loan aid21989%$1,468,253$6,704
Federal student loans21989%$1,342,299$6,129
Other student loans135%$125,954$9,689
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,27886%$15,784,592$12,351
Pell grants60340%$2,197,398$3,644
Federal student loans1,01768%$8,052,116$7,918
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$18,582$16,513$17,487
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2011-20122012-20132013-2014
$0 – $30,000$18,611$14,529$16,185
$30,001 – $48,000$17,450$16,517$17,099
$48,001 – $75,000$19,749$16,933$17,382
$75,001 – $110,000$20,865$17,826$18,660
$110,001 and more$19,942$18,279$19,840
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment2,606
Undergraduate enrollment1,677
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment87
Graduate enrollment929
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 70%
Part-time: 30%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 44%
Female: 56%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 9%
Hispanic/Latino: 4%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 71%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 10%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 67%
25 and over: 29%
Age unknown: 4%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 60%
Out-of-state: 39%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 73%
Part-time: 27%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 4%
Enrolled in some distance education: 1%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 95%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 18%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 82%
Undergraduate application fee (2014-2015): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2014
Number of applicants1,029405624
Percent admitted73%69%75%
Percent admitted who enrolled43%44%42%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2014 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading470590
SAT Math450590
ACT Composite2026
ACT English1825
ACT Math2127
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 79%
Part-time students: 100%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 69 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2014.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 51%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2006]
4-year: 40%
6-year: 54%
8-year: 55%
[Began in Fall 2008]
4-year: 40%
6-year: 51%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2006 or Fall 2008
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 48%
Female: 54%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 40%
Black or African American: 13%
Hispanic/Latino: 25%
White: 55%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 67%
Non-resident alien: 50%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other-2----
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-12----
Category total-14----
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General-137d25d---
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other-0----
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce-0----
International Business/Trade/Commerce-0----
Marketing/Marketing Management, General-1----
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management-2----
Organizational Leadership--29d--0d
Project Management-----0d
Category total-143d54d--0d
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician-0----
Category total-0----
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism-0----
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other-5----
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia-0----
Mass Communication/Media Studies-5----
Organizational Communication, General-2----
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-6----
Category total-20----
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Information Technology0132--0d
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design-0----
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster-1----
Category total0142--0d
Biology Teacher Education-0----
Business Teacher Education-0----
Chemistry Teacher Education-0----
Curriculum and Instruction--21d---
Drama and Dance Teacher Education-0----
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-4----
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness--10---
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other---21--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--15--0
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision--2---
Educational/Instructional Technology--0---
Elementary Education and Teaching-1257---
English/Language Arts Teacher Education-0----
History Teacher Education-2----
Mathematics Teacher Education-2----
Music Teacher Education-1----
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching-1----
Physics Teacher Education-0----
Reading Teacher Education--0---
Secondary Education and Teaching--10---
Special Education and Teaching, General-20---
Speech Teacher Education-0----
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor--4---
Category total-24119d21-0
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics-0----
Category total-0----
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General-4----
Category total-4----
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General-0----
Category total-0----
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist-0----
Health and Wellness, General-0----
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator-0----
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician-4----
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-----0d
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling--34---
Physician Assistant--44---
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies-10----
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies-3----
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-9----
Category total-2678--0d
History, General-3----
Category total-3----
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration-11----
Category total-11----
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies1-----
Category total1-----
Library Science
Library and Information Science--10---
Category total--10---
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General-2----
Financial Mathematics-0----
Mathematical Biology-0----
Mathematics, General-0----
Category total-2----
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Behavioral Sciences-3----
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies-2----
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General-5----
Category total-10----
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Physical Fitness Technician-2----
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-10----
Sports Studies-1----
Category total-13----
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies-0----
Category total-0----
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General-1----
Physics, General-0----
Category total-1----
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other--298--
Counseling Psychology--3---
Family Psychology-----0d
Psychology, General-16----
Category total-16328-0d
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other-2----
Public Policy Analysis, General-2----
Social Work-9----
Category total-13----
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, Other-0----
Social Sciences, General-0----
Category total-0----
Theology and Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies--5---
Lay Ministry-2----
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology-0----
Religious/Sacred Music-0--0-
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other-06---
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other-13d1---
Youth Ministry-2----
Category total-21d12-0-
Visual and Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General-1----
Music Management-6----
Music Performance, General-3----
Music, Other-8----
Category total-18----
Grand total13533072900
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 15
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 45
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 1
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 1
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution (*)
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $16,271
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $7,992
  • (*) One or more average amounts of benefits/assistance are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
2013-2014 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division II (without football) MenWomen
All Track Combined3234
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges1/1/1969 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels9/29/2001 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1976 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools4/22/2009 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault100
Motor vehicle theft000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate4.0%4.3%7.1%
Number in default373959
Number in repayment904895827
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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