Pacific Lutheran University : Profile

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12180 Park Ave South
Tacoma, WA 98447
Website: www.plu.edu
Location: Far West AK CA HI NV OR WA

Get a snapshot of Pacific Lutheran University with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

PLU seeks to educate students for lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership and care - for other people, for their communities and for the earth.

School Characteristics

Student Population
3070 Students
(2781- Undergraduate Enrollment)
Private University
39080 In-state Tuition per year

Length of Study: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Evangelical Lutheran Church

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: No Average ACT: 22 Average SAT: 490

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 3070
UnderGraduate Enrollment: 2781
Retention Rate: 83%
Number of Graduates: 289

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


Source: School data comes from the Department of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2015. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.