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Pacific Lutheran University

Tacoma, Washington
Rear view of Anderson University Center, showing the garden behind the building. credit: Joe Mabel
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
2,702 Undergraduates
77% Admissions Rate
Suburb: Large
Mostly Women
Private
Expensive
Region: West
Division 3
Size: Small
Doctoral
Religious
Pacific Lutheran University
12180 Park Ave South
Tacoma, Washington
98447-0003
(253) 535-8145
www.plu.edu
Location

Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. The city is on Washington's Puget Sound, 32 miles southwest of Seattle , 31 miles northeast of the state capital, Olympia, and 58 miles northwest of Mount Rainier National Park. The population was 198,397, according to the 2010 census. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

83

restaurants score

Students
37%

Men

63%

Women

21

Average Age of Entering Students

84%

Live On Campus

176

New Transfer Students

Admissions
77%

Acceptance Rate

23%

Enrollment Yield

980-1230

SAT Range

3,770

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$25,219

Typical Cost

$40,722

Average Tuition

98%

Recieve Financial Aid

91%

Have Loans

$22,000

Median Debt

Academics
11.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Business Management And Administration

Top Major

Athletics
Football Conference:

Northwest Conference

Basketball Conference:

Northwest Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Northwest Conference

Football Division:

3

Basketball Division:

3

Track Division:

3

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