Tuition & Fees

$35,700

$35,700

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
55%
500-599
35%
400-499
2%
700-800
9%
600-699
43%
500-599
45%
400-499
3%
700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
47%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
30-36
31%
24-29
45%
18-23
23%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
30-36
10%
24-29
60%
18-23
26%
12-17
4%
30-36
19%
24-29
61%
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

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,394
Declined + 1,079
Total Received 3,473
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Private (nonprofit)

3,196

undergraduate students

1,457

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 4605
ACT 0370

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,653
Established in 1902
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Church of the Nazarene
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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San Diego, CA

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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
39%
Top 1/4
70%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
55%
500-599
35%
400-499
2%
700-800
9%
600-699
43%
500-599
45%
400-499
3%
700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
47%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
30-36
31%
24-29
45%
18-23
23%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
30-36
10%
24-29
60%
18-23
26%
12-17
4%
30-36
19%
24-29
61%
18-23
20%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,394
Declined + 1,079
Total Received 3,473

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Interview
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
State residency

Not Considered

Class rank
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Shannon Hutchison
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 733-7770
F: 619 849-2601
admissions@pointloma.edu

Financial Aid

64%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,518

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,100
Room & board $10,450
Additional fees $600
Books & supplies $1,918
Total $48,068
Average Financial Aid - $24,518
Total with Avg. Aid $23,550
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Cindy Chappell
Associate Vice President for Student Success
cindychappell@pointloma.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Ethan Hamilton (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pac West Conference
Mascot
Sea Lions
School colors
green and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Health Science
Art Education
Athletic Training
Biology
Biology/Chemistry
Business Administration
Business Administration/Accounting
Business Administration/Economics
Business Administration/Finance
Business Administration/International Development
Business Administration/Management
Business Administration/Marketing
Chemistry
Child/Adolescent Development
Christian Ministry
Christian Studies
Clinical Counseling
Commercial Music
Communication
Composition/Music
Computer Information Technology
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Cross Disciplinary Studies/Integrated Education
Cross Disciplinary Studies/Teacher Education
Dietetics
Education
Engineering Physics
Environmental Science
Exercise/Sport Science
French
Graphic Design
History
Information Systems
Instrumental Performance
Integrated Studies
International Studies
Kinesiology
Literature
Managerial/Organizational Communication
Mathematics
Media Communication
Ministry
Multimedia Journalism
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition/Food
Organizational Leadership
Organizational Management
Philosophy
Physics
Piano Performance
Political Science
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Teaching
Visual Arts
Vocal Performance
Writing
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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

4,653

total students

83%

in-state

17%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

69%

3,196
students

Female
65%
2,071

Male
35%
1,125

31%

1,457
students

Female
72%
1,044

Male
28%
413

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

2,656
students

Female
64%
1,695

Male
36%
961

17%

540
students

Female
70%
376

Male
30%
164

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

80%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

24

semester hours

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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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