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Point Loma Nazarene University
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  • Graduate School
  • SAN DIEGO, CA

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About Point Loma Nazarene University...
Address
4007 CAMINO DEL RIO SOUTH
SAN DIEGO, CA 92108
Telephone
(619) 329-6799
From Point Loma Nazarene University

At PLNU we're passionate about education that invests in your calling and purpose — intellectually, spiritually, and professionally.

We offer graduate degrees, certificates, and credentials designed for working adults who strive for purposeful work. With part-time and full-time programs, as well as hybrid and online options, you’ll be able to find an academic path that prepares you for the career you want or are pursuing.

Head to "Explore Our Programs" to see degrees in:

• Biology

• Business (MBA)

• Christian Ministry

• Counseling

• Education & Teaching

• Kinesiology

• Leadership & Management

• Nursing

PLNU programs are also competitively priced, and we offer financial support when needed so you can focus more on what matters.

We may be a small school, but we have a big purpose: You! Our focus on authentic relationships and personalized attention help set our students up for success in their careers. Find yourself on the way to your future at PLNU.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
August 10
Deadline for International Students
August 10
Application Fee
$50

Scholarship

Masters and Doctoral Programs

Questions? Schedule a Time to Talk

Schedule a 30-minute phone call meeting with one of our PLNU counselors! You pick the date and time that works best for you and we will give you a call.

Applying

Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Graduate Students
1,457
GRE
No data available  
GMAT
No data available  
LSAT
No data available  
MCAT
No data available  
TOEFL
No data available  
IELTS
No data available  
Interview Required
Yes
Personal Statement Required
Yes
Academic Transcripts Required
Yes
Application Fee Waivers Available
Yes
Letters of Recommendation Required
2

Academics

Part-time Classes Available
Yes
Weekend Classes Available
No
Evening Classes Available
Yes
Poll
67%
of students took their classes full time. 6 responses
67%
of students completed the program in the time they expected. 6 responses
83%
of students agree the program difficulty was manageable. 6 responses
67%
of students agree that the online courses were positive experiences. 6 responses

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
1,457
Part-Time Grad Students
946
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • White
    47.3%
  • Hispanic
    30.8%
  • Unknown
    5%
  • Multiracial
    4.9%
  • African American
    4.6%
  • Asian
    4.4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    1.6%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.9%
  • Native American
    0.5%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Driven
    33%
  • Down-to-earth
    17%
  • Have not attended yet
    17%
  • Privileged
    33%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 6 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    17%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    67%
  • Applying to attend
    17%

Professors

Poll
83%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 6 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 6 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 6 responses

Tuition & Financial Aid

Full-Time In-State Tuition
No data available  
Full-Time Out-of-State Tuition
No data available  
Part-Time In-State Tuition
No data available  
Part-Time Out-of-State Tuition
No data available  
Received Financial Aid
66%
Average Financial Aid
$19,435 / year
Work Study Program Available
No data available  
Teaching/Research Fellowship Available
No data available  

Campus Resources

International Students Office
Yes
Disability Services
Yes
Veterans Services
Yes
Childcare Services
No
67%
of students agree they had access to good mental health resources. 6 responses
0%
of students agree the program offered accessible childcare. 6 responses
0%
of students agree they felt supported as an international student. 6 responses
33%
of students agree they felt supported as a veteran. 6 responses

Outcomes

Average Salary After Graduation
$84,559 / year
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
Career Placement URL
Poll
83%
of students are confident they will graduate. 6 responses
Poll
67%
of students are confident they will find a job after graduation. 6 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 6 responses
  • $50K-$75K
    17%
  • $25K-$50K
    50%
  • <$25K
    33%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 6 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    17%
  • <$50K
    17%
  • Did not graduate yet
    67%
50%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 6 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$90,192
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$2,113
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$472,345
National
$229,800

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