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Important Dates

December 1

Final Transfer Admission Priority Date for Spring Semester – Students interested in a spring semester start must apply by this deadline.

December 3

PLU Christmas Concert at Benaroya – Interested in music? We can get you free tickets to the immensely popular PLU Christmas Concert in Seattle’s Benaroya Hall.

January 1

Transfer Application Priority Date – For a Fall 2019 start, apply by this date to receive an admission decision and academic scholarship decision within two weeks.

Majors and Academic Programs

You Still Have Time to Apply

The final Admission Decision Date for a Fall 2018 start is August 1. Complete your application soon (it’s FREE to apply to PLU), and you’ll have an admission decision and will know if you’ll get an academic scholarship within two weeks!

Transferring Credits

PLU has a generous credit transfer policy. If a course is similar to one taught at PLU, it is likely to transfer. We also accept direct transfer agreement degrees from WA, OR and CA. See how your credits transfer to PLU.

PLU at a Glance

3,100 students


average class size


student-faculty ratio


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
19 countries

One of the 50
Best College Towns in America

Yellow Ribbon

PLU offers unlimited full-tuition Yellow Ribbon Scholarships to veterans and dependents with full post-9/11 G.I. Benefits.


Campus Life

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.

Music at PLU

Studying in London

Why we listen