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Priority Points

Priority Points are calculated to align with supporting the values of PLU through living on campus, Study Away, class standing, and age during the academic year by using the following criteria:

 

A. Number of semesters student has lived on campus at PLU

1 point for each semester; NOT counting Summer or J-Term;

B. Number of semesters in a PLU authorized Study Away program

1 point for each semester, NOT counting Summer or J-Term;

C. Class standing

At the end of J-Term for academic year applications. At the end of Fall for Spring applications.

2 Points =first year (0 – 14 credits)
3 Points =first year (15 – 29 credits)
4 Points =sophomore (30 – 44 credits)
5 Points =sophomore (45 – 59 credits)
6 Points =junior (60 – 74 credits)
7 Points =junior (75 – 89 credits)
8 Points =senior (90 – 104 credits)
9 Points =senior (105 – 129 credits)
10 Points =graduate student (+ 130 credits)

D. Birth date

Age on September 1st for academic year applications. Age on February 1st for Spring applications.

0 Points =Less than 18 years old
1 Point =18 years old
2 Points =19 years old
4 Points =20 years old
6 Points =21 years old
8 Points =22 years old
10 Points =23 – 24 years old
12 Points =25 – 26 years old
14 Points =27 and older

E. Number of semesters lived in South Hall (South Hall applicants only)

1/2 point for each semester; NOT counting Summer or J-Term.