Point Loma Nazarene University: Ranking & Review

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Top 23%

Point Loma Nazarene University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate76%83%73%
Applicants3,0079432,064
Admissions2,2947781,516
Enrolled undergraduates618210408
Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,4171,4692,948

921 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

241 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores419
Percent of students submitting SAT scores68%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
605
Math
590

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores350
Percent of students submitting ACT scores57%
ACT Composite
25
ACT English
26
ACT Math
24

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $55. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Point Loma Nazarene University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$49,844$49,844
Off-campus$53,986$53,986
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,150 and other expenses per full academic year.

Point Loma Nazarene University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,762 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$34,000$34,000
Fees for full-time undergraduates$600$600
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,417$1,417
Tuition for Full-time graduates$11,250$11,250
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$625$625

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services18779266
Health Professions and Related Programs20521226
Education33143176
Biological and Biomedical Sciences5555
Psychology5353
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies83038
Social Sciences3131
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences3030
Visual and Performing Arts3030
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2323
Engineering1818
English Language and Literature & Letters1414
History1212
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1010
Theology and Religious Vocations9110
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies99
Philosophy and Religious Studies819
Physical Sciences88
Natural Resources and Conservation66
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics44
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services44
Mathematics and Statistics44
Grand Total7612751,036

A total of 761 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Point Loma Nazarene University.

At the master's level 275 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate74%65%80%
  • Full-time retention rate - 89%

General info

Alternative namesPLNU
Founded1902
MottoTeach, Shape, Send
Religious affiliationChurch of the Nazarene
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff685
Instructional FTE239
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.pointloma.edu
Address3900 Lomaland Dr
San Diego, California, 92106-2899
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,395,000
Phone6198492200
Fax+1 (619) 849 2579

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