About Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU)
On Campus Housing
It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. The ranking of a university is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a university is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Point Loma Nazarene University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to PLNU. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $56,285 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($36,950), books and supplies ($1,972), room and boarding ($10,650), and budget for other expenses ($4,496) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$71,270 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At PLNU, $10,650 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Point Loma Nazarene University offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At PLNU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the university are 35% and 65%, respectively.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at PLNU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,093, whereas the financial aid is $14,824. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $8,249 as well as institutional aid worth $14,824. At PLNU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $1,006,408 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $8,694,671.