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Address3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2899
Phone619-849-2200
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School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Point Loma Nazarene University Campus, San Diego, CA
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2020 Tuition & Fees and 2021 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2020 tuition and fees of Point Loma Nazarene University are $36,950. For graduate programs, its 2020 graduate school tuition and fees are $11,880.
The estimated 2021 tuition & fees are $38,244 based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2021 graduate school tuition & fees are $12,251.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $54,400. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program shows the highest salary with $79,200 after graduating.
2019-20 Tuition & Fees2020-21 Estimation
Undergraduate$36,950
Graduate$11,880
PLNU 2019-2020 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Undergraduate$38,244
Graduate$12,251
Point Loma Nazarene University 2020-2021 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2020-2021 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2020 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Point Loma Nazarene University is 74% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 25%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,225.
The average graduation rate is 75%. Total 4,592 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2020 Key Academics Statistics at PLNU
Admission Stats »74% Acceptance Rate / 25% Yield
Test Scores »1,225 SAT / 27 ACT
Graduation Rate »75%
Transfer-out Rate22%
Retention Rate85%(full-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio7.14% (14 to 1)
Student Population »4,592 (3,135 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$16,959
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$54,400
Average Salary by Field of Study$21,400 - $79,200

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Point Loma Nazarene University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at PLNU
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
PLNU provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at PLNU
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Point Loma Nazarene University. The school is religiously affiliated with Church of the Nazarene. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 1,762. It also offers separate board/meal plans.
PLNU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationChurch of the Nazarene
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity1,762


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