PLU Student Outcomes
Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time68% vs. 41.9% national median
|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|within 4 years||49% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 5 years||64% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 6 years||66% earned a bachelor degree|
A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Pacific Lutheran University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Pacific Lutheran University is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.
Average Salary After 10 Years$52,300 vs. $34,300 national median
|after 6 years||$37,200 per year|
|after 7 years||$43,600 per year|
|after 8 years||$44,500 per year|
|after 9 years||$47,400 per year|
|after 10 years||$52,300 per year|
10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Pacific Lutheran University students who are working and no longer in school is $52,300, which is 52% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.
Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates$25,800
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans58%
Median Loan Payment$266 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans74% vs. 47% national average
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236230 IPEDS survey data for Pacific Lutheran University.