Point Loma Nazarene University

San Diego, CA

Point Loma Nazarene University

San Diego, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$36,950

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
55%
500-599
32%
400-499
2%
700-800
10%
600-699
42%
500-599
42%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
30-36
20%
24-29
58%
18-23
20%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,414
Declined 863
Total Received 3,277
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Private

3,203

undergraduate students

1,364

graduate students

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School Facts

Point Loma Nazarene University, founded in 1902, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 90-acre campus is five miles from downtown San Diego.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,567
Established in 1902
Coeducational Coeducational

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90-acre campus in San Diego (population: 1,419,516); five miles from downtown area. Served by air, bus, and train; public transportation near campus. Regional centers for graduate programs located in Bakersfield, Corona, and Mission Valley.

  • Metropolitan area: San Diego
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: San Diego International

Point Loma Nazarene University
3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego
92106

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
40%
Top 1/4
78%
Top 1/2
95%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
55%
500-599
32%
400-499
2%
700-800
10%
600-699
42%
500-599
42%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
30-36
20%
24-29
58%
18-23
20%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $55
Application deadline February 15
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.66

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,414
Declined 863
Total Received 3,277

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
academic GPA
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
interview
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
state residency
talent/ability

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
class rank
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Softball, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Softball, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Men

Cheerleading, Rugby

Club Sports Women

Cheerleading, Rugby

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
Art Teacher Education
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Christian Studies
Computational Science
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Software Engineering
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Development Economics and International Development
Dietetics/Dietitian
Digital Arts
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
French Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health and Wellness, General
History, General
Information Technology
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Keyboard Instruments
Lay Ministry
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Office Management and Supervision
Philosophy
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
Photojournalism
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religious/Sacred Music
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theology/Theological Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Voice and Opera
Writing, General
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

4,567

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

3,203
students

Female
65%
2,086

Male
35%
1,117

30%

1,364
students

Female
73%
991

Male
27%
373

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

2,611
students

Female
65%
1,686

Male
35%
925

19%

592
students

Female
68%
400

Male
32%
192

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 88%
Student 4 year graduation rate 68%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

339

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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