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Important Dates

August 1

Final Transfer Application Priority Date – August 1 is your last chance to apply to transfer to PLU for Fall 2018. Get a decision and notification of academic scholarship eligibility within 2 weeks of applying.

August 8

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

August 31

Move-in Day & First Day of New Student Orientation – We’re excited to welcome you to campus! You’ll learn the ins and outs of campus and connect with your new classmates and faculty.

September 4

First Day of Class – The official start the academic year kicks off with Convocation and first day of classes.

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.


of 2015 graduates were either employed or accepted into graduate school within 6 months of graduating.

By The Numbers


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.

Congrats to fall athletic teams!

Music at PLU

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