Graduate stands for recognition during commencement

Why PLNU?

At PLNU, we don’t only prepare you for a career after you graduate; we help you pursue your unique God-given vocation and progress toward becoming who you are fully called to be. We believe whole-person development is vital to making a difference in the world. And at a faith-based liberal arts university, you’ll partake in an academic environment shaped by excellence and rooted in a Christian understanding of the world.

Why PLNU

PLNU Snapshot

At PLNU, you’ll partake in an academic environment shaped by excellence and rooted in a Christian understanding of the world.

  • Top 5 Ranked Most Selective Christian College in the U.S.
  • $38.1 million in grant and scholarship aid awarded to PLNU students in 2015-2016

    Start Your Journey

    Whether you’re looking to begin your college career, explore graduate and professional opportunities, or complete a degree you’ve already started, take the next step in making life at PLNU a reality.

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    Undergraduate Programs

    Upcoming Undergraduate Event

    Friday, October 12 to Saturday, October 13 Location: Main Campus

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    Graduate & Professional Programs

    Upcoming Graduate Event

    Monday, June 18 to Wednesday, June 20 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Location: Bakersfield

    Wanting to finish a degree you started?

    Adult Degree Completion Programs

    Upcoming Adult Degree Completion Event

    Tuesday, June 19 6-7:30 p.m. Location: Cuyamaca College