- First-Year PLU purposely integrates the liberal arts, professional studies and civic engagement. About 2,800 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university.
- Transfer PLU offers a number of direct transfer degree opportunities from community colleges, that provide automatic junior status upon enrolling at the university.
- Graduate Graduate programs include offerings in Business, Education, Fines Arts, Nursing and Marriage and Family Therapy.
- Continuing Education Continuing Education at Pacific Lutheran University offers a variety of professional development courses and programs.
- International Each year more than 100 international students enroll at PLU to continue their study – fellow students become both friends and collaborators; professors become both teachers and mentors.
- Military PLU provides military-affiliated personnel with the support and resources they need to succeed at PLU and beyond.
- Affordability Ninety-seven percent of PLU students qualify for some kind of financial aid. In 2021-22, the average financial aid offer was $45,563.
- First Year Scholarships PLU offers a number of scholarships to recognize academic achievement, talent, leadership, and service, as well as the promise of continued success in these areas as a PLU student.
- Transfer Scholarships PLU has a long-standing tradition of recognizing the academic accomplishments of transfer students working toward their first bachelor’s degree with a number of merit scholarships.
- FAFSA To apply for federal and state financial aid, students must complete a Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA).
- Net Price Calculator The Net Price Calculator provides an early approximation of what a new first-year, undergraduate student can expect to pay to attend PLU.
- Yellow Ribbon Program PLU is proud to partner with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to offer a number of full-tuition Yellow Ribbon Scholarships to qualified veterans or their dependents.
- Alumni and Student Connections Alumni & Student Connections supports each Lute in utilizing the PLU network to help make their visions a reality. Career Services – Internships – Student Employment – Vocation – Lifelong Learning – Alumni Connections
- Outcomes Find out where PLU students end-up, from their first career destination to graduate school placement.
- Interests Finding out what you are interested in will help shape your academic path and discover a job that is more enjoyable and a vocational calling.
- Degree Planning My Academic Pathway provides you with the basic tools for planning your pathway to academic success at PLU.
Come See Us
- Lute Life Days Lute Life Days are scheduled personalized program days so that you can fully experience what it’s like to be a PLU student.
- Directions PLU is located seven miles south of downtown Tacoma, Washington, at the intersection of Garfield Street S. and Park Avenue S.
- Schedule a Visit Visiting a college is one of the most important things you can do in your college search – it’s the best way to get a sense of whether that college is the best fit for you.
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