US Colleges

Pacific Lutheran University

Pacific Lutheran University

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Carnegie Classification 2010: Master’s Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Suburb: Large
Region: Far West
Address: 1010 122nd St So, Tacoma, Tacoma, 98447-0003, WA
www.plu.edu
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Pacific Lutheran University is a private school based in the Far West of the United States, in the state of Washington. School campus is located in a large suburb of Tacoma at 1010 122nd St So. This school has total of 3462 students and 228 full-time faculty members, which makes the student to faculty ratio 14.

Pacific Lutheran University ‘s religious affiliation is Evangelical Lutheran Church. The school’s retention rate is 82 and in order to apply for Pacific Lutheran University SAT/ACT is required. Tuition fees for the 2014-15 school year were $36530.

3462

Number of students

3010

Full Time Undergraduates

  • Pacific Lutheran University has total of 3462 students, making it smaller than an average college
  • Student to faculty ratio is 14, which is about average
  • Retention rate in Pacific Lutheran University is 82, which is higher than average
  • 6 year graduation rate is 70, which is higher than average
  • Pacific Lutheran University has acceptance rate of 77, which is considered easy to get into
  • Tuition fees for In-State students are $50258, which are considered expensive

Tuition guarantee plan

Dual Credits

AP Credits

Study Abroad

Teacher Certification

Member of an Athletic Division

NCAA Member

ROTC

ROTC Army

ROTC Navy

ROTC Air Force

NAIA Member

NSCAA Member

Historically Black College

Students

Number of students studying part time0%
*Average Number of Part time students0%
Full time undergraduates age 25 and above0%
*Average % of time undergraduates age 25 and above0%
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*Average % of graduate students 0%

*Average for 4 year Public Schools in US

Faculty

14

Student to Faculty Ratio

15

*Average Student to Faculty Ratio

228

Full Time Faculty

0

Graduate Assistants Teaching

*Average for 4 year Public Schools in US

Endowment

22431

$ Endowment per Student

11672

$ Instruction per student

5243

$ Institutional Support per Student

1716

$ Academic support per Student

3413

$ Student Services per Student

1872

Public Service Expenses per Student

Applicants

3443

Applicants Total

  • Applicants Men

  • Applicants Women

77%

Admitted Total

25%

Enrolled Full Time

SAT/ACT Scores

SAT/ACT Required

86%

Freshman submitting SAT Scores

32%

Freshman submitting ACT Scores

490

SAT Critical Reading 25th Percentile

610

SAT Critical Reading 75th Percentile

550

*Average SAT Critical Reading Score

490

SAT Math 25th Percentile

610

SAT Math 75th Percentile

550

*Average SAT Math Score

22

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

28

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

25

*Average ACT Composite Score

21

ACT Math 25th Percentile

28

ACT Math 75th Percentile

24.5

*Average ACT Math Score

21

ACT English 25th Percentile

27

ACT English 75th Percentile

24

*Average ACT English Score

*Average for this specific school

Tuition

50258

$ Total Price In State Students

50258

$ Total Price Out-of-State Students

  • Tuition and Fees

  • National Average Tuition and Fees

Degrees offered

  • Area Ethnic Cultural Gender and Group Studies

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Business Management Marketing and Related Support Services

  • Communication Journalism and Related Programs

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Education

  • English Language and Literature

  • Foreign Languages Literatures and Linguistics

  • Health Professions and Related Programs

  • History

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Parks Recreation Leisure and Fitness Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences

  • Psychology

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Social Sciences

  • Visual and Performing Arts

After College

45900

$ Median earning for students working after 10 years of graduation

27000

$ Median Debt for graduates

79%

Students earning over 25K After 10 years of graduation

2.7%

Default Rate

Other Facts

Religion Affiliation

Calendar

Division

Football Conference

Basketball Conference

Baseball Conference

Cross Country Track Conference

Evangelical Lutheran Church

Four-one-four plan

NCAA D3

Northwest Conference

Northwest Conference

Northwest Conference

Northwest Conference