Point Loma Nazarene University

San Diego, CA

Point Loma Nazarene University

San Diego, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$38,300

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
560
75th
640
25th
540
75th
30
25th
23
75th
27
25th
22
75th
28
25th
23
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,464
Declined 485
Total Received 2,949
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Private

3,502

undergraduate students

1,870

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,372
Established in 1902
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Church of the Nazarene

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Point Loma Nazarene University
3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego, CA
92106

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
40%
Top 1/4
78%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
560
75th
640
25th
540
75th
30
25th
23
75th
27
25th
22
75th
28
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) February 15
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,464
Declined 485
Total Received 2,949

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

85%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,859

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,600
Room & board $10,900
Additional fees $700
Books & supplies $1,080
Total $50,280
Average Financial Aid - $17,859
Total with Avg. Aid $32,421

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,309,269
State $5,367,343
Institutional $19,012,937
Other external $4,508,857
Total $33,198,406

Non-need-based

Federal
State $13,454
Institutional $8,410,205
Other external $1,985,320
Total $10,408,979

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 619 849-2538
F: 619 849-2601

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes
Soccer yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, soccer, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pac West Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Broadcast Journalism. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Development. yes
Christian Studies. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Computer Science. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Data Science, General. yes
Development Economics and International Development. yes
Dietetics/Dietitian. yes
Education, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Graphic Design. yes
History, General. yes
Information Technology. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism, Other. yes
Journalism. yes
Keyboard Instruments. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Technology. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Organizational Communication, General. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes
Voice and Opera. yes
Writing, General. yes

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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-theology

5,372

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

65%

3,502
students

Female
66%
2,302

Male
34%
1,200

35%

1,870
students

Female
73%
1,362

Male
27%
508

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

2,706
students

Female
65%
1,752

Male
35%
954

23%

796
students

Female
69%
550

Male
31%
246

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.80
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

24

semester hours

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