Point Loma Nazarene University Rankings by Salary Score

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Point Loma Nazarene University's Top Ranking

Point Loma Nazarene University is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Point Loma Nazarene University

We calculated a salary score for each of Point Loma Nazarene University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Point Loma Nazarene University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for PLNU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 97 100% 100% Not Reported $63,500 97
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 9 97% 97% $23,250 $26,120 9
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 12 100% 100% $26,580 $25,190 12
Biology, General 43 100% 100% $26,690 $28,060 43
Business Administration, Management and Operations 42 92% 92% $21,470 $41,090 42
Business/Corporate Communications 23 100% 100% $21,500 $36,850 23
Communication and Media Studies 39 95% 95% $20,500 $31,850 39
Design and Applied Arts 20 100% 100% $20,000 $28,310 20
Engineering Physics 6 100% 100% Not Reported $46,480 6
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 18 94% 94% Not Reported $32,930 18
Finance and Financial Management Services 76 96% 96% Not Reported $57,650 76
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 15 97% 97% $21,500 $25,190 15
Journalism 88 100% 100% Not Reported $39,010 88
Marketing 43 94% 94% Not Reported $41,190 43
Psychology, General 20 98% 98% $24,630 $25,970 20
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 94 100% 100% $25,000 $82,640 94
Sociology 37 94% 94% $27,000 $30,770 37

Salary Scores for PLNU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 39 97% 97% $41,000 $64,490 39
Education, General 85 98% 98% $39,910 $59,490 85
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 10 100% 100% $24,990 $33,990 10
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 81 100% 100% $54,870 $120,920 81
Special Education and Teaching 100 100% 100% $35,250 $71,850 100

Most Recent Reviews

Dannie Julio 7/2/2019

Great program while working! I was able to set aside school from work without feeling drained or overwhelmed. This program came with a lot of educated professors who were experienced in the course subject. I appreciated the faith based background and how faith was incorporated with the academics. I absolutely loved the hybrid option, but still met in person. I have made lifelong friends and connections from this program.

Lauryn Estrada 4/25/2018

My experience at PLNU was incredibly formative. PLNU not only cares about your academic experience, but also about your spiritual, emotional, and mental growth. Our small classes allowed my major professors to invest in me, taking time to talk through new concepts and ideas, hard questions, and the vast changes in life that come from being in college. I not only learned specific skills from my classes but truly believe I learned how to become a better human. In addition to my education, the relationships I... Read More