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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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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Brandon from Puyallup, WA
  • Jan-21-2015 I am a current student here

    Take advantage of the study away programs offered at PLU. There are so many options for you to chose from and they are so cheap. Usually all it costs is the plane ticket to get there.

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  • Anonomous
  • Dec-01-2014 I am a current student here

    1)Apply early to be eligible for PLU merit scholarships 2)Visit campus and stay overnight! Sit in on a class!

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  • Austin from Sumner, WA
  • Oct-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Talk to your student advisor, and your admission's advisor. Make sure your transcripts from your high school or previous college is send on time. Check your emails. Make friends..

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  • Lee from WA
  • Oct-06-2014 I am a current student here

    I recommend communication with a counselor as your first step; they really help to give you the best outlook of the school and also help you understand what steps will help lower your costs of tuition. They offer a Summer Lute Life Day during which prospective students come tour, listen to presentations, and attend an example class lecture. If you choose to live on campus (which is required the first year if you do not live within thirty miles) I recommend talking to people about their opinions of their residential halls; this may help you determine from the ten available which one is best for you.

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