Point Loma Nazarene University

Acceptance Rate 83.66 %
SAT Average 1,260
Tuition & Fees $39,500
Student Population 4,616
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $17,859

Academic Overview

Point Loma Nazarene University Campus, San Diego, CA
Point Loma Nazarene University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in San Diego, California. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $39,500 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 4,616 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 83.66% and the graduation rate is 73% last year.
The salary after graduation from Point Loma Nazarene University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $54,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, PLNU's tuition & fees is $39,500. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $11,880.
2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at PLNU. The acceptance rate of PLNU is 83.66% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 25.86%. The average graduation rate is 73% and the transfer-out rate is 23%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $17,859 and 85% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 4,616 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Point Loma Nazarene University is 83.66 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Point Loma Nazarene University is 73 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Point Loma Nazarene University is 23 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Point Loma Nazarene University is 84 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Point Loma Nazarene University is 4,616
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Point Loma Nazarene University is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $17,859 at Point Loma Nazarene University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2899
Online Applicationwww.pointloma.edu/UndergradAdmissions/ApplyNow.htm
Financial Aidwww.pointloma.edu/financialaid
Net Price Calculatorwww.pointloma.edu/NPC
Veterans Tuitionwww.pointloma.edu/discover/military-services
Disability Servicewww.pointloma.edu/experience/offices/administrative-offices/academic-advising-office/disability-resource-center

Offered Degrees

PLNU offers 67 major programs through online and on-site education where 4 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree551
Master's Degree102
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - professional practice11

Special Learning Opportunities

Point Loma Nazarene University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,762)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Point Loma Nazarene University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges