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):Riverland Community College Transferring to(gold box):Pacific Lutheran University
Course: BIOL 1091
Credits: 4
Course: BIOL 100TR
Title: General Biology
Credits: 4
Course: BIOL 1092
Credits: 4
Course: BIOL 100TR
Title: General Biology II
Credits: 4
Course: HIST 1001
Credits: 3
Course: HIST 100TR
Title: US History I
Credits: 3
Course: HIST 1002
Credits: 3
Course: HIST 100TR
Title: US History II
Credits: 3
Course: HUMA 1101
Credits: 3
Course: CLAS 100TR
Title: Humanities I
Credits: 3
The course above may also transfer as this course:
Course: HIST 100TR
Title: Humanities I
Credits: 3
Course: HUMA 1102
Credits: 3
Course: HIST 100TR
Title: Humanities II
Credits: 3
Course: MATH 1110
Credits: 3
Course: MATH 100TR
Title: College Algebra
Credits: 3
Course: MATH 1120
Credits: 4
Course: MATH 100TR
Title: Trigonometry
Credits: 4
Course: MATH 1210
Credits: 5
Course: MATH 100TR
Title: Cal Analytic Geometry I
Credits: 5
Course: PSCI 1010
Credits: 3
Course: POLS 151
Title: American Govt & Politics ES
Credits: 3
Course: PSCI 1020
Credits: 3
Course: POLS 100TR
Title: State and Local Government
Credits: 3
Course: SPCH 1100
Credits: 3
Course: COMA 212
Title: Public Speaking
Credits: 3