Point Loma Nazarene University

3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, United States
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Overview of Point Loma Nazarene University

About this school

Point Loma Nazarene, founded in 1902, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 90-acre campus is five miles from downtown San Diego.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,150
    • Men:1,092 Men (34.7%)
    • Women:2,058 Women (65.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Point Loma Nazarene University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
March 1
SAT Only
Recommended
March 1
ACT Only
Recommended
March 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3900 Lomaland Drive
City, State, Zip
San Diego, CA 92106-2899
Phone
(800) 733-7779
Fax
(619) 849-2579
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 15
Application Fee
$55
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
December 21

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
76% of 3,007 applicants were admitted
Women
73% of 2,064 applicants were admitted
Men
83% of 943 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
726 (32%) of 2,294 admitted students enrolled
Women
484 (32%) of 1,516 admitted students enrolled
Men
242 (31%) of 778 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.81
375 And Above
62%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
6%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
540-640 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
6%
• Score 600 - 700
41%
• Score 500 - 600
47%
• Score 400 - 500
5%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
7%
• Score 600 - 700
51%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
4%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
16%
• Score 24 - 29
56%
• Score 18 - 23
26%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $35,700 (69.58%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,450 (20.37%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,918 (3.74%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,240 (6.31%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Point Loma Nazarene University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 2
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001262
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
530 (89.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
410 (77.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
409 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
78 (19.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$23,148
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 404 (98.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,033
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 360 (88.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,003
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 47 (11.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
121 (20.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,369

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,012 (77.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,694 (84.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,691 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
236 (14.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$22,975
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,619 (95.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,171
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,525 (90.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,401
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 140 (8.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
534 (20.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,421

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
64%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,414
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


143

Part-Time Faculty


331

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


26%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 24% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 28% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 19% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 13% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 13% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 56% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
346
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Point Loma Nazarene University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


89.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


63.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


74.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


74.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (65)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Corporate Communications
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Computer Science
  • Development Economics and International Development
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Finance, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
  • French Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • History, General
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Interior Design
  • International/Global Studies
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Voice and Opera
  • Writing, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (20)


  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Project Management
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Religion
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


1,338,348

Nearest Metropolitan Area


San Diego

Campus Size


93 acres

Weather


Temperature
48.8 average low in January, 77.1 average high in September
Rain
42 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
San Diego
Nearest Train Station
San Diego

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


56% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


44%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Crusaders
School Colors
Forrest green, gold, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Point Loma Nazarene University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,621

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,150
Women
2,058
Men
1,092

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 6.6% Asian
  • 2.2% Black/African-American
  • 26.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 7.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 1.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 53.9% White
  • 1.8% Unknown

International Students


1.1% from 24 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


1,317

Student Resources

Study resources