Welcome to the PLU Interactive Equivalency Guide. With this tool you can explore how classes from other colleges and universities transfer to PLU. Whether you’re thinking about applying to PLU or you’re a current student, this guide can help you plan for meeting General Education elements and specific major or minor requirements.

We’re frequently adding new schools and classes, so be sure to check back if what you’re looking for is not here. It doesn’t mean a particular class can’t be transferred. You can also reference our list of equivalency guides for Washington community and technical colleges not yet featured in this guide.

Are you a future student with questions about your courses and how they transfer to PLU? Find your Admission Counselor. This guide is meant as a reference to help you in your planning. If you’d like an official evaluation of transferable credit, submit a free PLU Admission Application.

Current PLU students, please contact the Registrar’s Office or your academic advisor if you have questions about transfer credit. In addition to transfer credit equivalencies, currents students can use this tool to determine PLU semester Study Away equivalencies. In the case of Study Away, the credit granted is PLU residential credit. Refer to the Study Away policies through the Wang Center for Global and Community Engaged Education for detailed information regarding credits and grading.

How it Works

Use the arrows on the menus below to narrow your search by state and institution. The list will include all classes that have been reviewed and determined to be transferable or not. To further limit your results to only include specific classes, use the check boxes left of the transfer class information. This will allow you to produce a personalized list on a new page. Click the envelope icon to email this personalized list to yourself or anyone else.

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Transferring from(white box):University Of California-Riverside Transferring to(gold box):Pacific Lutheran University
Course: ANTH 001
Credits: 4
Course: ANTH 102
Title: Human Cultural Diver ES
Credits: 2.66
Course: ANTH 002
Credits: 5
Course: ANTH 101
Title: Intro/Human Biol Diversity
Credits: 3.33
Course: BIOL 005A
Credits: 4
Course: BIOL 100TR
Title: Intro to Cell & Molecular Bio
Credits: 2.67
The course above may also transfer as this course:
Course: BIOL 100TR
Title: Intro Cell & Molecular Bio (L)
Credits: 2.67
Course: BIOL 05LA
Credits: 1
Course: BIOL 100TR
Title: Intro Cell & Molecular Bio Lab
Credits: 0.67
Course: CHEM 001A
Credits: 4
Course: CHEM 100TR
Title: General Chemistry
Credits: 2.67
The course above may also transfer as this course:
Course: CHEM 100TR
Title: General Chemistry (L)
Credits: 2.67
Course: CHEM 01LA
Credits: 1
Course: CHEM 100TR
Title: General Chemistry Lab
Credits: 0.67
Course: ENGL 001A
Credits: 4
Course: WRIT 100TR
Title: Beginning Composition
Credits: 2.67
Course: GEO 9
Credits: 4
Course: GEOS 100TR
Title: Oceanography
Credits: 2.66
Course: HNPG 15
Credits: 4
This course does not transfer.
Course: MATH 006A
Credits: 4
Course: MATH 100TR
Title: Intro Coll Math for Sciences
Credits: 2.67
Course: MATH 006B
Credits: 4
Course: MATH 100TR
Title: Intro Coll Math for Sciences 2
Credits: 2.67
Course: MATH 007A
Credits: 4
Course: MATH 100TR
Title: Calculus for Life Sciences
Credits: 2.67
Course: PSYC 011
Credits: 5
Course: STAT 100TR
Title: Psych Methods: Stat Procedures
Credits: 3.33
Course: STAT 100A
Credits: 5
Course: STAT 100TR
Title: Introduction to Statistics
Credits: 3.33