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Pacific Lutheran University is a Private, 4 years college located in Tacoma, Washington. PLU ranked 12nd in Washington Colleges and 7th in Federal Region X.
It has a total enrollment of 2,907 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree- professional practice. PLU's acceptance rate is 88.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Pacific Lutheran University is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
|Address||12180 Park Ave South, Tacoma, WA 98447-0003|
|Net Price Calculator||www.plu.edu/financial-aid/HEOA-Required-Consumer-Information/net-price-calculator.php|
|School Type||Private, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (medium programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree- professional practice|
The acceptance rate of Pacific Lutheran University is 88.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 18.00%. The application fees are $55 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||88.00 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||18.00 %|
|Graduate Application Fees||$55|
Tuition & Fees
PLU's 2022 tuition & fees is $48,226 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $29,684.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$48,226|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$29,684|
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 2,907 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 1,319 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. PLU has 2,544 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 363 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and Programs
|Number of programs||68 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
2 Year Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✗|