Students watch sunset from west side of track and field



A close-knit community, opportunities for intellectual enrichment, athletics, clubs, diverse ministries, and a beautiful campus overlooking a stretch of the Pacific Ocean — PLNU offers a rich and vibrant campus experience unlike anywhere else.


PLNU students, faculty, and staff come from a variety of cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Learn more about this vibrant and diverse community.

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Residential Life and Housing

Living on campus can make up a significant part of your time at PLNU. Each of our residence halls has a resident director (RD) who is a full-time staff member, and a committed team of student resident assistants (RAs), who live and work in the hall.

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Community and Spiritual Growth

We are united by our commitment to serve others with genuine compassion, generosity, and humility. With a host of worship, service, and leadership opportunities available for students, faith is a foundational aspect of PLNU.

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  • 25+ Ministry and faith opportunities
  • 11 NCAA Division II teams
  • loveworks
  • 50+ clubs


As a member of the Pacific West Division II Conference, PLNU fields a number of athletic teams including baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis, track and field, and more. In addition to being home to what is commonly referred to as "America's Most Scenic Ballpark,” PLNU offers beautiful athletic facilities that include a soccer field, track, and tennis courts that look out over the Pacific Ocean. We champion a Christ-centered environment where student-athletes experience holistic growth while pursuing academic and athletic distinction.

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Parents and Families

Learn about all the ways to stay connected with your son or daughter once he or she becomes a PLNU student. From information on important annual events like Family Weekend and Homecoming to answering all your parent-related questions, PLNU provides you with many ways to connect.

Health and Safety

Learn about the different ways we are committed to ensuring students have a safe and healthy experience at PLNU. The Wellness Center and the Department of Public Safety are just some of the resources available to ensure students’ overall campus experience is a positive one.