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Pacific Lutheran University | PLU

Tacoma, WashingtonPrivate

Your chances

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Acceptance rate

88%

Private school in Washington with 2,300 total undergraduate students
Suburban
Far West
Evangelical Lutheran Church
On campus housing
Division III Independents
12180 Park Ave South, Tacoma, WA 98447
(253) 535-8145
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Admissions

Overall acceptance rate
88%
Yield rate - overall
18%

Acceptance rate breakdown

Women
90%

Men
85%

Applicant breakdown

Total number of applicants
3,219

Women: 59%
Men: 41%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$62,754
Out-of-state
$62,754

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Applications

How to apply

Accepts Common App
Test optional
Rec letters optional
Doesn’t consider class rank
TOEFL not used (international applicants)

Tests typically submitted

SAT: 11%

ACT: 6%
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Students

First-year enrolled students (full-time)
526
Student diversity
Moderately diverse
4-year graduation rate
63%

6-year graduation rate
72%

Retention rate
83%

Admission policy
Co-ed

International students
3%

Enrolled breakdown by gender

Women: 64%
Men: 36%

Race & ethnicity diversity

Among domestic students
Asian and Pacific Islander
11%

Black
4%

Hispanic
9%

Native American
1%

Other
11%

White
64%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
12:1
Calendar system
Four-one-four

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP and IB exams

Offers graduate degree

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