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Point Loma Nazarene University overview
 Location San Diego, California
 Online pointloma.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Church of the Nazarene
Point Loma Nazarene University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in San Diego, California, Point Loma Nazarene University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Church of the Nazarene faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,473 prospective students applied, and 2,394 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 657 enrolled in the school.  3,106 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,486 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $35,100 plus fees of $600. PLNU is ranked 209 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Point Loma Nazarene University overview
SAT 1140/1300
ACT 24/29
GPA 3.78
Applications Accepted
Point Loma Nazarene University overview
Applications Due Feb 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Point Loma Nazarene University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,918
Other Fees$600
Room and Board $10,450
Budget for Other Expenses$3,240
Total One Year Cost$51,308


Average Salary After 10 Years
$53,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
72% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Point Loma Nazarene University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Health Professions 11%
Visual and Performing Arts 8%
Psychology 8%
Communication 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=121309 IPEDS survey data for Point Loma Nazarene University.