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Point Loma Nazarene University

San Diego, California

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Point Loma Nazarene University

Private 4 Year

About Point Loma Nazarene University

Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) is a Christian liberal arts college. Its main campus is located on the Point Loma oceanfront in San Diego, California, United States. It was founded in 1902 as a Bible college by the Church of the Nazarene.


Located in San Diego, California.

3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, CA, 92106-2899, San Diego County

Point Loma Nazarene University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#369 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in California

#34 of 703

Best Divinity, ministry, and pre Theology Colleges & Universities in America

#1 of 78

Most Popular Majors

Out of 22 majors categories at Point Loma Nazarene University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni