Point Loma Nazarene University Graduate Programs
Located in San Diego, California, Point Loma Nazarene University is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
Point Loma Nazarene University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at PLNU.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards PLNU has earned from around the web.
|#49||Best Colleges for Nursing||College Factual|
|#73||Highest Paid Nursing Graduates||College Factual|
|#91||Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#94||Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#135||Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing||College Factual|
|#137||Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
Where Is Point Loma Nazarene University?
Contact details for PLNU are given below.
|Address:||3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-2899|
Point Loma Nazarene University Graduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,364 graduate students at PLNU, 27% are male and 73% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Point Loma Nazarene University graduate students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||47|
|Hispanic or Latino||470|
California students aren't the only ones who study at Point Loma Nazarene University. At this time, 32 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 32 countries are represented at PLNU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Germany, and Canada.
Online Learning at Point Loma Nazarene University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at PLNU has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 57th most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of PLNU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Point Loma Nazarene University was 73.1%. This is the #256 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at PLNU regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of PLNU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||21%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||21%|
|Health & Physical Education||8%|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||8%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at PLNU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at PLNU.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||#7|
|Health & Physical Education||#7|
|Theological & Ministerial Studies||#14|
|Theology & Religious Vocations||#18|
|Business Administration & Management||#62|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#77|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Point Loma Nazarene University Graduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Business Administration & Management||0||107||107|
|Health & Physical Education||0||52||52|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||0||19||19|
|Theological & Ministerial Studies||0||4||4|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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