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2019-2020 PLU by the numbers

Enrollment total: 3,143

  • 11.8% graduate students
  • 64.7% female, 35.3% male
  • 52.4% of undergraduates live in residence halls, 47.6% live off campus/commute (undergraduate only)
  • 3.1% are international representing 23 countries
  • 40.9% are students of color
    • Asian: 10.2%
    • Black or African American: 3.5%
    • Hispanic: 12.7%
    • Native American or Alaska Native: 0.5%
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.4%
    • Multiracial: 11.1%
    • Not reported: 2.4%
  • 9.7% are age 25 or older (undergraduate only)
  • 13.3% are Lutheran (undergraduate only)
  • 20.9% of faculty, administrators and staff are people of color
  • 24.8% of undergraduates are from states other than Washington
  • 21.7% of undergraduates are transfers or attended college before
  • 33% first generation (undergraduate only)
  • 32.5% Pell eligible (undergraduate only)