Overall

From The School


Overview

Applicants
3,473
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average HS GPA
3.86

GPA Breakdown

69%
Over 3.75
15%
3.50 - 3.74
8%
3.25 - 3.49
7%
3.00 - 3.24
2%
2.50 - 2.99

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
580 - 650
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
560 - 650
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
24 - 29

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Early Action — November 15

Regular — February 15


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores
Non-Academic

Character / Personal Qualities
Religious Affiliation / Commitment

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
14:1
Total Faculty
490
with Terminal Degree
234

268
Women
222
Men
104
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
20 - 29

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
71%
Graduate in 5 years
76%
Graduate in 6 years
77%

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biochemistry.
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Business/Corporate Communications.
  • Business/Managerial Economics.
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
  • Finance, General.
  • Management Information Systems, General.
  • Management Science.
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
  • Office Management and Supervision.
  • Organizational Leadership.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Journalism.
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies.
  • Photojournalism.
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Information Technology.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Education, General.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Special Education and Teaching, General.

  • ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS.

  • Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Computer Software Engineering.
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.
  • Writing, General.

  • FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES.

  • Child Development.
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
  • Foodservice Systems Administration/Management.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • French Language and Literature.
  • Spanish Language and Literature.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other.
  • Athletic Training/Trainer.
  • Dietetics/Dietitian.
  • Health and Wellness, General.
  • Nursing Practice.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • International/Global Studies.

  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.

  • Environmental Science.
  • Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Christian Studies.
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, General.
  • Philosophy.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Physics, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Clinical Psychology.
  • Psychology, General.

  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS.

  • Social Work.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Development Economics and International Development.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Sociology.

  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS.

  • Bible/Biblical Studies.
  • Lay Ministry.
  • Religious/Sacred Music.
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other.
  • Theology/Theological Studies.
  • Youth Ministry.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Digital Arts.
  • Graphic Design.
  • Keyboard Instruments.
  • Music Performance, General.
  • Music Theory and Composition.
  • Music, General.
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General.
  • Voice and Opera.


Degrees

Bachelor's
Doctoral/Professional
Master's
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
71%
Graduate in 5 years
76%
Graduate in 6 years
77%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Overview

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Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Dec 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$18,987

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$18,676

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,892

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
69%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$34,653

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$35,100
Required Fees
$600
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,918

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$5,418
Transportation for Commuters
$1,108

On-Campus Room and Board
$10,450
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Nursing Scholarships
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Nursing Loans
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
No

Direct Lender
No

Overall

From The School


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
3,196
Foreign Countries Represented
23

Demographics

7.32%
Asian
1.85%
African-American
26.63%
Hispanic
51.95%
Caucasian
2.17%
Unknown

65% female
35% male
83% are full time
17% are part time

Overview

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Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
56%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
96%

Campus Environment
Large Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Disability Resource Center

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Nichole Hope Moore

College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
30
Number of Honor Societies
2

Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations
7

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Sealions)
4 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Tennis
Women's Sports (Sealions)
7 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services


Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: San Diego State University
Navy ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of San Diego
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: San Diego State University

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Wyatt Ehrlich
Assistant Director of Campus Visits and Events

Address
3900 Lomaland Dr.
San Diego, California 92106

Phone
(619) 849-2200

Email
Visit@pointloma.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
ARC (student rec center)
Bobby B's Coffee Shop
Sunset Deck
Greek Ampitheatre
Golden Gymnasium

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Balboa Park
San Diego Zoo
Sea World
Petco Park
Horton Plaza

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
M-F
M-R 8-5:30, F 8-4:30
(619) 849-2200

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
weekdays

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
http://www.plnusealions.com/

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
No weekends

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Uber, taxi, shuttle, San Diego International Airport

Driving Instructions to Campus
Driving Directions From Interstate 5: Exit on Rosecrans Ave. and proceed south to Canon Rd. Turn right on Canon and proceed to Catalina Blvd (at the top of the hill). Turn left on Catalina Blvd., and then make the first right onto Lomaland Dr. From Interstate 8: Take 8 west to Nimitz Blvd./Sunset Cliffs. Follow the road onto Nimitz Blvd. Turn right on Chatsworth Blvd and proceed to Catalina Blvd (at the top of the hill). Turn left on Catalina Blvd., and then in approximately one mile make a right onto Lomaland Dr.

Local Accommodations
Humphrey's Half Moon Inn and Suites Holiday Inn Bayside Island Palms (Best Western) www.plnupartnership.com


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