69%

Acceptance Rate

$17,614

Avg.Financial Aid

001262

FAFSA Code

About Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

4,592

Website

www.pointloma.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Church of the Nazarene

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

3900 Lomaland Dr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6198492200
Fax: 6198492601
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Rankings

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.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Feb

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

69%

SAT Range

1140 - 1300

ACT Range

24 - 29

Application Fee

$55

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Point Loma Nazarene University has 4 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at PLNU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $55. The SAT score in the range of 1140-1310 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Point Loma Nazarene University, must score 26 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 24 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, California 92106-2899. To gather more information, they can call them at (619) 849-2200.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$31,933

Average Annual Cost

$35,100

Books And Supplies

$1,918

Other Fees

$600

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,450

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,240

Total One Year Cost

$51,308

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.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

85%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$138

Faculty Overview

53%

Male Professors

47%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

142 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

60 Graduates

Psychology, General

54 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

50 Graduates

Biology, General

35 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

29 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

27 Graduates

Business/Corporate Communications

26 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

23 Graduates

Marketing

23 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

22 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

21 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

21 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

20 Graduates

Sociology

20 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

15 Graduates

Engineering Physics

14 Graduates

History

12 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

10 Graduates

Social Work

10 Graduates

International/Global Studies

9 Graduates

Journalism

9 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

8 Graduates

Political Science and Government

8 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

8 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

7 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

7 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

7 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

7 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

7 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

6 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

6 Graduates

Philosophy

6 Graduates

Philosophy and Religious Studies, O...

6 Graduates

Chemistry

5 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

4 Graduates

Computer Engineering

4 Graduates

Computer Science

4 Graduates

Economics

4 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

4 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

4 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

3 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

3 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

2 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,135

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

28%

Full-time

83%

Part-time

17%

Students Gender

Male

35%

US National: 44%

Female

65%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

52% White

2% Unknown

2% Black

27% Hispanic

8% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

7% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

22%

Out Of State

78%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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 Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 89% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

89%

Undergrads in College Housing

56%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Sea Lions

School Colors

green and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

86

Total Female Athletes

117

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Soccer

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

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.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$40,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$50,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$17,482

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$181 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

89%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,614

Students Receiving Federal Grants

19%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,573

Students Receiving State Aid

23%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,545

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

89%

Average Aid Per Year

$14,418

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$22,680

$30K - $48K

$22,686

$48K - $75K

$23,712

$75K - $110K

$19,112

> $110K

$11,886

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,006,408

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$8,694,671

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.

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