We have a powerful story to tell.
For over 130 years, Pacific Lutheran University has been preparing each generation to lead meaningful, purpose-driven lives. At PLU, caring means more than kindness and consideration.
We are Pacific Lutheran University
Inquiry. Service. Leadership. Care.
PLU seeks to educate students for lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership and care—for other people, for their communities and for the Earth.
A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE
Pacific Lutheran University by the numbers.
FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS SINCE 1975
WASHINGTON’S BEST SMALL COLLEGE TO HELP GRADUATES FIND JOBS
STUDENTS STUDY AWAY
STUDENT-TEACHER RATIO IN THE AVERAGE CLASSROOM
CHOOSE YOUR NEXT PATH
MAJORS & ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
Pacific Lutheran University offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, creative writing, education, kinesiology, marriage & family therapy and nursing. Find the program that fits for you.
Five Students x Four Years = Five Unique PLU Experiences
Every college experience is different. Each student takes a unique path from arrival, to sticking with it, to forging forward. We followed a small cohort of students over the course of their college careers to illustrate those different paths, and get a glimpse of their PLU Years.