Now is the time to apply
It’s time for you to apply! Our application is always free (we accept the Common App, or apply using the PLU application), and you’ll have an admission decision and will know if you’ll get an academic scholarship within about a month.
Want more info about PLU? Fill out a Request Info Form to tell us a little more about you and your interests, and we’ll send you more information about the major(s) that interest you, as well about admission, scholarships and financial aid.
Partnering with Parkland
Mention Parkland, and Washingtonians tend to conjure up a slew of stereotypes and misconceptions. But to Antonio Sablan ’18 and other Pacific Lutheran University students who grew up in and around Pierce County, the area represents something much greater: home. Read this story and more in the current issue of PLU Mag.
PLU at a Glance
average class size
students of color
students entering with a 3.0 GPA or higher
average student GPA: 3.71
average SAT score: 1160
average ACT score: 24
Students come from 40 states and
One of the 50
Best College Towns in America
Life as a Lute is about more than just going to class. PLU students are active and involved–in the residence halls; on athletic fields, courts and in the stands; on the stage and in the audience for performing arts; and in scores of campus clubs.
We love our location—mountains, water, and lots of green. Seattle is a short drive away, and even closer is downtown Tacoma. And yeah, it rains, but not as much as you might think. Plus, that’s how everything stays so green!