Point Loma Nazarene University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Point Loma Nazarene University ranks better than 52% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Point Loma Nazarene University ranks better than only 46% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Point Loma Nazarene University's Top Ranking

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 a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for PLNU Bachelor's Degrees

PLNU ranks higher than 52% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 97% Not Reported $63,501 97%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 9% $23,250 $26,121 9%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 12% $26,584 $25,194 12%
Biology, General 43% $26,689 $28,055 43%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 42% $21,468 $41,087 42%
Business/Corporate Communications 23% $21,500 $36,848 23%
Communication and Media Studies 39% $20,500 $31,848 39%
Design and Applied Arts 20% $20,000 $28,309 20%
Engineering Physics 6% Not Reported $46,478 6%
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 18% Not Reported $32,925 18%
Finance and Financial Management Services 76% Not Reported $57,645 76%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 15% $21,500 $25,194 15%
Journalism 88% Not Reported $39,009 88%
Marketing 43% Not Reported $41,193 43%
Psychology, General 20% $24,626 $25,967 20%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 94% $25,000 $82,641 94%
Sociology 37% $27,000 $30,771 37%

Salary Scores for PLNU Master's Degrees

PLNU ranks higher than 78% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 39% $41,000 $64,493 39%
Education, General 85% $39,908 $59,485 85%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 10% $24,989 $33,993 10%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 81% $54,872 $120,922 81%
Special Education and Teaching 99% $35,254 $71,854 99%

Point Loma Nazarene University Reviews

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