School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Point Loma Nazarene University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
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

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Point Loma Nazarene University is 83.66% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 25.86%. The application fees are $55 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate83.66 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)25.86 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$55
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

PLNU's 2023 tuition & fees is $41,100 for undergraduate students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 4.05% compared to the last year's rate ($39,500).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $11,880. The graduate tuition is not changed and same to the last year's rate.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$41,100
Graduate Tuition & Fees$11,880
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 4,445 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 459 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. PLNU has 3,174 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,271 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students4,445
Undergraduate Students3,174
Graduate Students1,271
Online Enrollment459

Degree Information and Campus Life

PLNU offers 67 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 4 out of the 67 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by PLNU
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs67 Programs
Number of online programs4 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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