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Point Loma Nazarene University

School Profile

  • Point Loma Nazarene UniversityPrivate Four-year Liberal Arts College/University in San Diego, CA
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Accreditation: Western Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Church Of The Nazarene

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 2,394
First-year Undergraduate Students: 538
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 2,385
Graduate Students: 1,096

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Art Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Athletic Training/Sports Medicine
  • Bachelor of Bible Studies
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Broadcast Journalism
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Business Communications
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Child Development
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Development Economics
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Engineering Physics
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Exercise Sciences
  • Bachelor of Family/Consumer Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Fashion Design
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of Foods/Nutrition Studies
  • Bachelor of Global Studies
  • Bachelor of Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Health/Physical Fitness
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Mass Communications/Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Medical Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Music - Piano/Organ
  • Bachelor of Music - Voice/Opera
  • Bachelor of Music Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Music Theory/Composition
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Philosophy and religious studies
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Religious/Sacred Music
  • Bachelor of Romance Languages
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Youth Ministry

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $25,840
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $25,840

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test: Recommended
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 216
  • Minimum Internet-Based TOEFL score: 80


Member: NAIA
Team name: Sea Lions


  • Ranked #15 Regional Universities (West)
  • Ranked #15 Best Value Schools
  • Ranked #193 Nursing

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Admissions Address

3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego, CA 92106-2899
(619) 849-2273
(800) 733-7770
Fax: (619) 849-2601
Contact: Eric Groves
Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity more selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 55%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 55%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 3,511
Female applicants 2,368
Male applicants 1,143
Applicants accepted 1,929
Female applicants accepted 1,215
Male applicants accepted 714
Freshman enrollment 589
Female freshman enrollment 360
Male freshman enrollment 229
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 393
Students accepting place on wait list 64
Students accepted from wait list 42

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 100%
Average high school GPA 3.7
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3.4-4

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 87%
SAT Critical Reading average score 563
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 520-620
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 565
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 510-620
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 50%
Average ACT Composite score 25
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 23-28
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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