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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.

Website: www.pointloma.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,196
Undergraduate
Students
(64.8%) 2,071 Women
(35.2%) 1,125 Men
1,457
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
69% of 3,473 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.86
SAT Math
560-650 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
580-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$53,290
Tuition and Fees
$36,950
Room and Board
$10,650
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Freshman Award
$24,124
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$34,653
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
148
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
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Campus Life

San Diego Population
1,338,348
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Diego
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
56% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Crusaders
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.4% Asian
1.9% Black/African-American
26.9% Hispanic/Latino
7.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.9% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
52.5% White
2.2% Unknown
International Students
1.0% from 19 countries
First-Year Students Returning
84.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
70.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
22.0%
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