Point Loma Nazarene University

country rank  1060
world rank  3134

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Founded in 1902, Point Loma Nazarene University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of San Diego (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bakersfield, Mission Valley. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 118 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym PLNU
Founded 1902
Motto Teach, Shape, Send
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
92106-2899 California
United States
T +1 (619) 849 2200
F +1 (619) 849 2579
Other locations Bakersfield, Mission Valley

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego
+1 (800) 733 7779
(800) 733 7770

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Evangelical Christian-Evangelical Church of The Nazarene - www.nazarene.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Point Loma Nazarene University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Dietetic Association ADA
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ACBSP
  • California Board of Registered Nursing BRN
  • California Commission on Teacher Credentialing CCTC
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education CAATE
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Nazarene Educators Worldwide (NEW)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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