Pacific Lutheran University

Pacific Lutheran University

Parkland , United States
  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 3100
  • 90
    Employment Rate
  • Permit


Founded in 1890 by Norwegian immigrants, PLU continues the distinctive tradition of Lutheran higher education through its commitment to the advancement of knowledge, thoughtful inquiry and questioning, the preparation of citizens in service to the world and to its ongoing reform. Located in the Parkland neighborhood of Tacoma, Washington, PLU is set in a region that also offers vast opportunities for outdoor recreation, culture and sports.

Entry requirements

Ifficial transcripts translated to English from all schools you’ve attended (starting from upper secondary and any schools you are currently attending)

Submit a TOEFL (79) or IELTS (6.5) or PTE (56) score if your first language is other than English

Scholarship & funding

Many international students at PLU qualify for a merit-based scholarship


Student life

PLU's incredible music program