Undergraduate Studies

Calling is so much more than a job or career – it’s about living into who God has called you to be. The PLNU undergraduate experience provides unique opportunities for you to engage, expand your mind, and lean into this journey of growth and exploration. Browse the resources here and learn more about our bachelor’s degrees, minors, and concentrations, as well as what it means to be a PLNU student.

10 holiday activities to get you in the spirit for a sunny San Diego Christmas

Living in San Diego, you don’t get to manifest the Hallmark, snowy wonderland, 25-degree weather during the holiday season. Instead, we’ve come up with some unconventional ways that harken back to the essentials of the Christmas season.  Here are our top 10 activities to help you spread and be a part of the Christmas cheer.

Last-Semester Tasks to Get You Ready for Post-Grad Life

Your last semester of college is bittersweet. On one hand, you’re excited for the future and what’s to come. On the other, it’s scary to leave college behind and enter into the future with all of the unknowns. Here are a few tips you can focus on to head into post-grad life as prepared as possible.

Proactively Planning Your Finances While Still in School

Thinking about your personal finances can be overwhelming. Being fully present at college can make it even harder to plan for the future. To help avoid some of that strain here are some ways you can work to get your finances on track while still in school and ensure a brighter financial future.

The 10 Best Hikes in San Diego County

San Diego offers a ton of great hiking trails for all levels. We rank the 10 best hikes in San Diego County from easiest to hardest here.

10 San Diego Landmarks to Explore on the Weekends

Known for so much more than surfing and beaches, San Diego has deep cultural roots, a rich military history, and incredible natural resources to explore — all within an easy drive from the PLNU campus.

The 10 Best Surf Spots Near PLNU

Surfing runs deep in Loma’s blood. Sunset Cliffs is right near campus, making it one of the most convenient places to get in the water. But if you’re coming to PLNU, be sure to check out all the spots on our top 10 surfing list!

4 Impactful Research Projects from PLNU Professors

PLNU is home to a variety of talented and hardworking professors doing important research in San Diego and beyond! Here are 4 professors in the biology and chemistry departments whose projects stand out as creative, fascinating, and impactful.