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Point Loma Nazarene University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Point Loma Nazarene University

Website: http://www.pointloma.edu/home.htm
Address: 3900 Lomaland Dr , San Diego , California - 92106-2899
Phone: (619) 849-2200
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-master's certificate
Campus setting
Large City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (smaller programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Church of the Nazarene
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning No
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $50
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
1,810
612
1,198
Percent admitted
78%
84%
75%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
38%
41%
36%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
510
600
SAT Math
510
620
SAT Writing
500
610
ACT Composite
22
27
ACT English
-
-
ACT Math
22
27
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $24,580
Out-of-state tuition $24,580
Books and supplies $1,566
On-campus room and board $8,170
On-campus other expenses $3,220
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
87%
-
Federal grant aid
20%
$5,822
State or local grant aid
19%
$8,514
Institutional grant aid
77%
-
Loan aid
57%
$6,157
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
3,390
36%
64%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 2,464
Estimated graduates enrolled 1,217
Undergraduates 24 years old -
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old -
GRADUATION RATE
Total 71%
Men 65%
Women 75%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 60%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 69%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 71%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $22,150 $23,730 $25,120 $25,840 2.9%
Books and supplies $1,314 $1,386 $1,566 $1,638 4.6%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $7,440 $7,760 $8,170 $8,100 -0.9%
Other $2,864 $2,934 $3,220 $3,042 -5.5%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $33,768 $35,810 $38,076 $38,620 1.4%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Point Loma Nazarene University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,490 769 1,721
Percent admitted 74% 76% 74%
Percent admitted who enrolled 29% 32% 27%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 488 91%
ACT 241 45%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 500 610
SAT Math 490 620
ACT Composite 21 27

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities 2/28/1949 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 7/25/2005 - 10/16/2009 Accredited
Didactic Program in Dietetics 10/16/2009 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/12/1999 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/21/2004 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 6/1/2003 -   Accredited