|School Type||Private 4 Year|
|Religious Affiliation||Evangelical Lutheran Church|
|On Campus Housing||Yes|
|Level of Study||Undergrad/Graduate|
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Located in Tacoma, Washington, Pacific Lutheran University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. The school has a religious affiliation with the Evangelical Lutheran Church faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,679 prospective students applied, and 3,165 were granted admission. Of those admitted 597 enrolled in the school. 2,992 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 215 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $43,264 plus fees of $410. PLU is ranked 333 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.
PLU is rated within the top 38% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated
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|Applications Due||Jul 1, 2021|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
|Books and Supplies||$900|
|Room and Board||$10,876|
|Budget for Other Expenses||$2,808|
|Total One Year Cost||$58,258|
|Subject||Percent of Class|