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Reviews 782 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel very safe with the circle of eight (blue lights), and campus safety.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I have learned a lot from each of my classes. Although I was forced to register for classes that I was not incredibly interested in due to the registration process, I have made the most of it and do not regret any of my courses.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I live in the all girls dorm on campus and I believe that it was fine for my first year but I was not impressed by the little amount of social events or interactions between residents.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: Everyone supports student athletes and sports are respected on campus but they are not a focal point of the school. Students enjoy attending games but not everyone does. Intramurals have more of a campus wide pull for the students. I think that it's really important for everyone to feel involved here.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: As I previously mentioned, my school is extremely welcoming. I instantly felt at home when I toured this campus. It was really important to me that I felt comfortable at whatever school I chose, and that I could see myself living there, thriving. I have made many meaningful friends and have gotten so much out of each class. I wouldn't change a thing.

4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: Small class sizes and open opportunities to speak with a professor and build a professional relationship. They do want you to succeed but it is still dependent upon your effort.

3 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: Studied art and came out feeling great about PLU and what it offers, except when it comes to sending Art students to the professional realm. Comes with the territory of the major...but I wish the school did more to bolster the reputation and preparedness of the School of Arts and Communication.

3 Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: There is a housing option for a lot of different types of students which is great. Easy to differentiate where you'd like to be once you have a sense for campus/your likes and dislikes.

1 Recent Alumnus

Greek Life: No greek life here. Plenty of bros though....but they're all good.

4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: Financial aid is a core value at the school that otherwise costs a lot. I have significant loans now but I would have had even more if I didn't have a school that worked hard to give me as much help as they could.

4 Recent Alumnus

Athletics: Let's be honest, a DIII Lutheran School isn't going to be a mecca for sports but it still has it's relative success and legacy here. It's part of the charm and the familial feeling at school to support the awesome athletes that attend and also those who play, but it's never going to have the fanfare of a DI school. Overall, it's pretty sweet.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: PLU has an outstanding security system for dorms and campus in general. We have fire drills twice a year I think, and the fire department is very close by too in case of a real emergency. I feel safe on campus, even at night, but this is not the case off campus for obvious reasons (Tacoma is known for being sketchy).

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: My anatomy course last semester kicked my butt, I wasn't expecting to have so many hard classes right off the bat. But other than that the professors here are amazing, they really care about you doing well and achieving your goals. The courses that I have taken so far are all great quality, and there are actually a lot more variety of courses offered here than I would have expected from a smaller school. Class styles range from lecture to discussion, at least the ones that I have been exposed to.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: PLU really cares about preparing you for your future career, and helping you get one in your field of study. The career connections center helps you prepare your resume, for interviews, and there are I think a lot of internship opportunities through PLU as well.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I live in a newly re-modeled hall, and it has been so nice! The RAs are great and make an effort to get to know you and make sure you're doing ok throughout the year. My residence hall even has a gas fireplace, which is so fun to curl up in front of and study or read a good book.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: I didn't come here for the athletics because my heart is in music, but I think we have very talented athletes here, especially in baseball, softball and swimming. School spirit is always up for the sports teams as far as I can tell!

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: PLU is great! Everyone is friendly, and it's a fun place to learn and grow with your classmates. The campus is beautiful when it's not raining, and even though it does rain quite a bit I don't mind it so much either way. The faculty here are absolutely amazing, supporting and encouraging you every step of the way. I would definitely choose this school again if I had to do it all over again, even though I miss my hometown quite a bit!

4 College Freshman

Athletics: The gym is considerably small and can easily become too full for athletes to get an efficient workout in. The playing fields are all high quality and the teams have the proper athletic uniforms and clothing they need. School spirit and fan attendance is what you would expect at a Division III school.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Although the school is expensive and many students, including myself, stress over the financial aspect of it, PLU is a great school. Everyone is very welcoming and friendly, and the school offers many opportunities for students to learn and engage with each other.

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: campus security does a great job of responding to situations, offer escort services

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: courses are very interesting and engaging. professors care about students and do what they can to help.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: we have a counseling career center that does a great job at helping graduates find a job

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: dont live on campus, but there are lots of options in terms on housing

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: has lots of fans that regularly attend games. student body very spirited

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: staff and professors are very helpful and friendly. student services reliable and abundant. very nice facilities.

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