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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PLU Interactive Equivalency Guide


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Transferring from(white box):Dakota County Technical College Transferring to(gold box):Pacific Lutheran University
Course: BIOL 1500
Credits: 4
Course: BIOL 111
Title: Biology & Modern World NW
Credits: 4
Course: BIOL 2000
Credits: 4
Course: BIOL 205
Title: Human Anatomy/Physiol I NW
Credits: 4
Course: BIOL 2010
Credits: 4
Course: BIOL 206
Title: Human Anatomy/Physiol II NW
Credits: 4
Course: BIOL 2020
Credits: 4
Course: BIOL 201
Title: Intro Microbiology NW
Credits: 4
Course: ECYD ALL
This course does not transfer.
Course: PSYC 1100
Credits: 3
Course: PSYC 101
Title: Intro to Psychology ES
Credits: 3
Course: PSYC 1300
Credits: 3
Course: PSYC 100TR
Title: Child & Adolescent Psychology
Credits: 3
Course: PSYC 1350
Credits: 4
Course: PSYC 320
Title: Devel Across the Lifespan
Credits: 4
Course: SPEE 1020
Credits: 3
Course: COMA 100TR
Title: Interpersonal Communication
Credits: 3