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Pacific Lutheran University Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required for International Students
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

12180 Park Avenue S. Tacoma, WA 98447-0003
Phone: (253) 535-7151
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Pacific Lutheran University
  • Located in Tacoma, WA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 3,275 students enrolled
  • 75% admitted
  • $39,080 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • R
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Earn some scholarships before going to this school!

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  • Elizabeth from Tacoma, WA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    You should connect with the admissions committee early on. I mean--this is a good thing to do with any school, but putting yourself out there and showing early interest will land you on their radar. The admissions team is very attentive, and they'll listen to your needs/concerns/interests to see if PLU is a good fit for you. I've met two of them, and they're amazing people. Don't be afraid to ask them questions.

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  • anon
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    make sure the school has your major. designing a major isn't a great option here, but there are many academic programs to choose from. also consider your financial aid package before making a final decision

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  • nayonni from nevada
  • I am a current student here

    be prepared for the rigors classes, group work, and new students you will meet. the campus is very lively and makes everyone feel accepted. the professors and staff members are their to assist the students and they do their best to help.

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  • Jessica from Colleyville, TX
  • I am a current student here

    The application is free and PLU offers LARGE amounts of scholarships so don't get scared off when you see the hefty price tag for tuition. Also, the admission office is super friendly and their whole job is to make sure you have all of the information you need to make your decision, so give them a call or stop by.

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