Pacific Lutheran University

Tacoma, WA
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Pacific Lutheran University Review

Tacoma, WA, 1010 122nd St So
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A+
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups A-
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Excellent

Pacific Lutheran University is a medium sized, private, four-year university enrolling 3,170 students and offering 58 degrees in Tacoma, WA.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Pacific Lutheran University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Human and Social Sciences
253 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
27
Chinese Studies
3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
2
History
24
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling
14
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
21
Philosophy
12
Political Science
32
Psychology
52
Religion/religious Studies
17
Scandinavian Studies
1
Social Work
15
Sociology
27
Women's Studies
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Education and Liberal Arts
250 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
0
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
3
Creative Writing
22
17
Education
7
Educational Administration and Supervision
1
Educational Leadership and Administration
8
Elementary Education and Teaching
35
English Language and Literature
10
English/language Arts Teacher Education
0
French Language and Literature
4
German Language and Literature
2
Health and Physical Education/fitness
2
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
13
Music Teacher Education
12
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
1
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
0
Secondary Education and Teaching
9
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
38
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
51
15
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Business
156 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting and Finance
0
Business Administration and Management
105
19
Economics
13
Finance
19
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Healthcare
141 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Clinical Nurse Leader
11
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
12
0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
44
Nursing Practice
0
Registered Nurse
74
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Mathematics and Science
114 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology
54
Chemistry
15
Geology/earth Science
11
Mathematics
19
Physics
15
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Art and Design
47 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
8
Fine Arts
13
Music
26
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Computer Technology
18 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
18
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Engineering
2 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Engineering
2
Engineering Science
0
Environmental Studies
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Specialized institution accreditations:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
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Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
BA Education, Class of 1979

At the time, practicums in schools starting in sophomore year, culminating in student teaching. Also support with job search/application process. Not sure what's available now--it's been a long time!

Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Students and Culture
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Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
BA Education, Class of 1979

diverse and dedicated, not just to education but to service

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
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Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
BA Education, Class of 1979

Don't know now--it's been a long time!

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
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