School Overview

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.
Contact Information
Address12180 Park Ave South, Tacoma, WA 98447-0003
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree- professional practice

Admission Information

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 Rate88.00 %
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)

Student Population

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.
Total Students2,907
Undergraduate Students2,544
Graduate Students363
Online Enrollment1,319

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs68 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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