3,150
Students
Financial aid thermometer
22,975
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
76
76%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Point Loma Nazarene University is a Comprehensive institution located in San Diego, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego, CA  92106
United States
Contact Shannon Hutchison
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@pointloma.edu
Phone: 619-849-2541
Fax: 619-849-2601

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Photojournalism Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Food Service Systems Administration Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Dietetics Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Lay Ministry Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,007
Applied
2,294
Accepted
3,150
Enrolled
76%
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Female Admissions

2,064
Females Applied
1,516
Females Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

943
Males Applied
778
Males Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

55
Application Fee
3.81
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.8
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 15th April 1st
Other early decision plan November 15th December 21st
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 560 650
SAT Math 540 640
ACT Composite 23 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

35,100
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Fees

600
Full-time student fees
10,450
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

22,975
Avg. Financial Aid Package
23,148
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,902
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,874
Avg. Loan Aid
10,421
Avg. Grant Aid
17,171
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,150
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 26.31%
Black or African American 2.13%
White or Caucasian 53.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 6.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.99%
Two or more races 7.55%
Other 1.78%

Gender

Male (34.67%)
Female (65.33%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 56%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
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Softball Checkmark No No
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Track And Field No No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
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Faculty

474
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 143
Part-time - 331
Male - 212
Female - 262