Pacific Lutheran University : Profile

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1010 122nd St So
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
36180 per year

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

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 22 Average SAT: 490

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 3242
Retention Rate: 82%
Graduation Rate: 712

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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