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

Admissions: 619-849-2273; 800-733-7770 • Financial Aid: 619-849-2538 •

Coed • Four-Year • Comprehensive University • Church of Nazarene Affiliation Point Loma Nazarene University’s breathtaking ocean view is only the beginning of a college experience that is truly exceptional. Point Loma offers top-notch academic programs with small class sizes and professors who get to know you personally. PLNU’s prime location in San Diego means you’ll find yourself in a close-knit Christian community within a city bustling with opportunities. Challenge your mind, grow spiritually, and make friends that last a lifetime. Campus Information

Admission Information

Academic Calendar Semester System Undergrad: 2,450; Grad: 800 Number of Students Average Size of Entering Class 601 Largest UG Degree Programs Business Management; Marketing; Nursing; Kinesiology; Communications; Biology Distance Learning Offered No Bakersfield & Mission Valley Satellite Locations (2) Grad only Student to Faculty Ratio 14:1 Freshmen who Return as Sophomores 83% Tuition (w/o financial aid) $29,750 See website On/Off Campus Housing Policy Auto Regs/Parking See website Extracurricular Intercollegiate & Intramural sports; Athletic Scholarships; 32 Student Organizations; ROTC Programs

Financial Aid Information Priority Deadline for Financial Aid Feb. 15 Financial Aid Forms Required FAFSA Types of Aid Available Pell Grants; FSEOG; Cal Grants; Direct Loans; Perkins Loans; Merit-based Scholarships; Work Study; Institutional Loans; Deferred Payment Plan; Student Loans; Private

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Financial Aid 81%

Application Fee Application Fee Waiver Commitment Deposit Amount Early Action

Procedures & Standards—Freshmen Application Deadline Date Students Notified of Admis. Accept/Recommend A-G Course Pattern Middle 50% SAT Range for Freshman Class Math Scores Writing Critical Reading Combined Scores Average GPA of Entering Class

Profile of Incoming Freshmen

State/Local Grants

Graduation Rates

6% 3% 19% 1%

Other States 20% Institutional Grants

California 80%

Student Loans

Procedures & Standards—Transfers

American Indian/Alaska Native Asian Black/African American Hispanic Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

66% 0%

Non-Resident Alien


Race/Ethnicity Unknown


60% 71%

Freshman Class Geographical Profile

Diversity (All Undergraduates) 2%

3,553 1,982 55%

Freshmen who graduate within four years Freshmen who graduate within five years


Federal Grants

Fall: Feb. 15; Spring: Oct. 1 Fall: Apr. 1; Spring: Nov. 1 Yes 630 to 530 620 to 520 630 to 520 1260 to 1070 3.78

Applicants Admitted Fall Admit Rate

65% 30%

$50 Yes $425 Nov. 15


Application Deadline Spring:Yes Priority Scholarship Consideration Regular decision: Feb. 15 Date Students Notified of Admission Apr. 1 Advanced Placement Offered Yes Advanced Credit Given Yes Transfer Units Accepted Min. Sem: None Max. Sem: 70 community college units Residency Units Req’d for a Bachelors Degree Sem: 24 Minimum College GPA 2.0 Accept IGETC/CSUGE Breadth No, See website CA Community College Artic. Agreements (GE/BA) See website

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