|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Evangelical Lutheran Church|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||11:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,582 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Pacific Lutheran University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,770 applications and 2,896 students were granted admission. Pacific Lutheran University is at the #75 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 33% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 82% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||980 to 1230|
|ACT||22 to 28|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Pacific Lutheran University's tuition was $39,080 for all students regardless of residency (45.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Pacific Lutheran University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 27% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,372 (which is 0.6% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Pacific Lutheran University in 2016-2017, was 335, which is 52% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,267 (which is 6.3% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Pacific Lutheran University has enrolled a total of 3,070 students (2,904 students full-time and 166 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,070 students, 179 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and 2,781 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 289 for graduates studies.
Two or more races: 7%
Black/African American: 3%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Pacific Lutheran University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||20%||92|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||11%||52|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||11%||50|
|English Language And Literature/letters||4%||20|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||2%||10|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Pacific Lutheran University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Pacific Lutheran University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $39,800. Last year, out of the total 451 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 406 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 358 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 315 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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