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Point Loma Nazarene University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$40,276 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$28,900 tuition
$9,100 on campus room & board
$1,666 books
$610 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$40,276 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$28,900 tuition
$9,100 on campus room & board
$1,666 books
$610 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$10,098 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
95% of students receive aid
30% get federal aid ($5,648 avg)
24% get state aid ($8,599 avg)
81% get institn'l aid ($10,098 avg)
70% get loans ($7,151 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.53% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.53% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $14,186 84%
Federal Grant Aid $5,648 30%
Pell Grants $4,153 29%
Other Federal Grants $6,620 8%
Institution Grant Aid $10,098 81%
State Grant Aid $8,599 24%
Student Loans $7,151 70%
Federal Loans $5,664 69%
Other Loans $15,214 7%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 2
Financial aid deadline: March 2
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Point Loma Nazarene University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
3900 Lomaland Dr
San Diego, CA 92106-2899
(619) 849-2200
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,205
Out of State $1,205


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Hannah from San Diego, CA
  • Jan-06-2015 I am a current student here

    Point Loma provides sufficient financial aid to those who need it and abundant scholarship opportunities for those who want it. While it may appear pricey, Point Loma is a private school and the connections made with the students, staff, and alumni are completely worth the tuition.

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  • 5
  • Briana from Gilbert, AZ
  • May-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Point Loma has definitely changed my life! I never am bored and I definitely never get sick of the location.

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  • 5
  • Cassandra from San Diego, CA
  • Apr-09-2014 I am a current student here

    The reason why Point Loma is worth coming to is because the teachers care about you which is something that you will not find at any big college campus.

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  • 3
  • Vanessa from Laguna Hills, CA
  • Dec-31-2013 I am a current student here

    You are paying a lot for this school, however, the faculty knows this and really tries to give you the best education for your money.

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  • 5
  • Meg from Burlingame, CA
  • Aug-14-2013 I am a current student here

    Don't get discouraged by the price of tuition. PLNU offers many types of aids to help lower the cost of tuition and help their students afford this education. No matter what, all the money is worth the great community, beautiful sunsets, and the best four years of your life!

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