School Overview

Point Loma Nazarene University is a Private, 4 years college located in San Diego, California. PLNU ranked 48th in California Colleges and 23rd in Federal Region IX.
It has a total enrollment of 4,616 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree- professional practice. PLNU's acceptance rate is 84.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Point Loma Nazarene University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
Contact Information
Address3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2899
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree- professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Point Loma Nazarene University is 84.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 26.00%. The application fees are $55 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate84.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)26.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$55
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

PLNU's 2022 tuition & fees is $39,500 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $11,880.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$39,500
Graduate Tuition & Fees$11,880
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 4,616 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 274 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. PLNU has 3,216 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,400 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students4,616
Undergraduate Students3,216
Graduate Students1,400
Online Enrollment274

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs76 Programs
Number of online programs4 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification