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Important Dates

April 22

Lute Life Day – Tour campus, sit in on a PLU class, eat lunch and learn more about admission and financial aid. You just choose your check-in time and we’ll take care of the rest!

May 1

Transfer Application Priority Date – Apply to transfer (the application is free), and receive an admission decision and academic scholarship eligibility within three weeks.

May 20

First Day of Class Registration – Transfer students have the chance to register for fall classes before any other new incoming students. In order to register, you must first save your spot at PLU.

Majors and Academic Programs

Now is the Time to Apply

It’s time to apply to PLU. Our application is always free and you’ll get an admission decision, official report of transferred credits, and will know if you’ll get an academic scholarship within about a month.

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