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Pacific Lutheran University
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  • Graduate School
  • TACOMA, WA

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PLU is a private, Christian graduate school in Parkland, Washington in the Seattle Area. It has a small graduate student body with an enrollment of 371 graduate students. The 13 graduate programs at Pacific Lutheran University are all on-campus only and none are offered online. 29% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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About Pacific Lutheran University...
Address
12180 PARK AVE SOUTH
TACOMA, WA 98447

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
371
Part-Time Grad Students
109
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • White
    61.7%
  • Asian
    9.7%
  • Hispanic
    9.3%
  • Unknown
    5.9%
  • African American
    5.3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    3.8%
  • Multiracial
    2.9%
  • Native American
    1.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.4%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the students at this school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Driven
    71%
  • Down-to-earth
    29%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 7 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    57%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    14%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    29%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
86%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 7 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 7 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 6 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 7 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    14%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    43%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    14%
  • More than $100,000
    29%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 7 responses
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    14%
  • Did not graduate yet
    86%
71%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 7 responses

Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$66,162
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,438
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$341,100
National
$281,900

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