When To Apply

Application opens August 15 for Spring & Fall 2024!

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Military Aid

Whether you're active duty, a veteran, a dependent of a service member, or looking to join ROTC, find a multitude of resources and programs available to you!

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Transfer Nursing Applicants

Unfortunately, PLNU is not accepting Transfer Nursing applications for Spring or Fall 2024.

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Residential Life

Residential life is an important part of PLNU's campus culture. We see it as a challenging, rewarding way to live out our commitment to being a Christian community.

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Commuter Student Services

Connect with fellow transfer and commuter students, find a place to relax in the Commuter Lounge, access helpful resources, or join one of the many transfer student activities.

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Fall 2022 to Spring 2023


Minimum Weight GPA

Amount Per Year

Transfer Merit 1

Between 3.0 and 3.29$5,000

Transfer Merit 2

Between 3.3 and 3.59


Transfer Merit 3

3.6 or higher$10,000

**For transfer students who have completed 16 or more units at another college or university. Transfer students who will have completed fewer than 16 units at another college or university at the time they enroll at PLNU are not eligible for transfer merit aid. However, incoming freshmen merit aid (with the same requirements) is available.

Read more about merit-based awards

  • 68%
    of transfer students who applied were admitted in fall 2021.

  • 50+
    Student clubs & organized activities

  • Yellow Ribbon
    Proud Program Participant

  • About 1/4
    of new students each year are transfer students.

Contact Us

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Sarah Orozco

Associate Director for Transfer Admissions
(619) 849-2789

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Ryon White

Transfer Admissions Counselor
(619) 849-2563