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Pacific Lutheran University

Pacific Lutheran University

1010 122nd St So
Tacoma, WA 98447-0003
(253) 531-6900

Pacific Lutheran University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1890. It is located in the suburbs of Tacoma, Washington. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Washington. Pacific Lutheran offers students three certificates, 44 bachelors level degrees, and ten masters level degrees. In 2010, 3,543 students sought degrees from the 53 programs at PLU. This liberal arts college offers subjects such as educational leadership, advanced nursing, and technology. This school is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Pacific Lutheran is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Washington.

Admission

2,837 students applied to PLU for admission in 2010. It admitted close to 78% of applicants or 2,213 students. 60% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

2,837 students applied to PLU for admission in 2010. It admitted close to 78% of applicants or 2,213 students. 60% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 78%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 80%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 74%

Student Demographics

PLU had 3,543 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

PLU had 3,543 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 1311
  • Total Enrolled Female: 2232
  • Undergraduate Male: 1209
  • Undergraduate Female: 2058
  • Graduate Male: 88
  • Graduate Female: 188
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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