Point Loma Nazarene University is Affiliated With the Church of the Nazarene Faith.
Like many colleges with a religious affiliation, PLNU is not "faith based" and is therefore unlikely to require a religious studies component. If an affinity with the Church of the Nazarene faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Church of the Nazarene Colleges and Universities.
PLNU Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 7.0% of the student population at PLNU. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit PLNU Disability Services.
PLNU for the Military
While not a "service academy", PLNU does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit PLNU Veteran Services . For more information, check out our PLNU for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Point Loma Nazarene University
PLNU offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Point Loma Nazarene University
PLNU has a comparatively small, student body. There were 2,995 undergraduates in 2017. Full-time attendance was 2,534 (84.6%). Part-time attendance was 461 (15.4%).
Point Loma Nazarene University is Ranked #584 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, PLNU is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank PLNU #584 out of 2,238.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Point Loma Nazarene University Competes in the NCAA
PLNU has a total of 262 student athletes, 133 men and 129 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$5,088,064|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$5,041,648|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Point Loma Nazarene University Athletics