Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Point Loma Nazarene University (San Diego, CA)


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Point Loma Nazarene University is ranked 94 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 292 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 70%
Applicants who took ACT 61%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+4%
600-69932%
600+36%

SAT Math Score

700+5%
600-69932%
600+37%

ACT Score

30-3616%
24-2957%
24+73%

Students applied3,162
Students admitted2,195
Admission rate69%

Students per faculty15

4-year graduation rate62%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$34,000
Fees$600
Room and board$10,150
Estimated book expense$1,854
Total cost$46,604

Cost after need-based aid$29,279
Cost after non-need-based aid$36,334

Average debt at graduation$34,844

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$49,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met61%
Average need-based aid$17,325
Average non-need-based aid$10,270

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment3,053

Full-Time

Men935
Women1,657

Part-Time

Men140
Women321

Freshmen retained86%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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