Pacific Lutheran University: Admission & Tests

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Below is a quick review of Pacific Lutheran University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Pacific Lutheran University admission requirements are rather easy, in 2015-16 the college accepted 76% of the applicants.

This school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

Pacific Lutheran University generally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$40
Pacific Lutheran University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Pacific Lutheran University is $40.00. The graduate application fee is $40.00.

SAT Test Scores

Completing Scholastic Aptitude Test is a really important bit of the application procedure. 81% of applicants at Pacific Lutheran University submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 460 to 640 on Critical Reading, from 480 to 630 on Math, and from 450 to 620 on Writing. Taking these numbers into account, if you got a score above 600 in SAT Critical Reading, 590 in SAT Math, and 580 in SAT Writingthen it good enough to get admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
430
550
600

SAT Math
450
560
590

SAT Writing
420
540
580

ACT Test Scores

Completing American College Test is common step of the application process at Pacific Lutheran University. 33 percent of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 21 to 29 on Composite, from 20 to 28 on English, and from 21 to 27 on Math. It looks like if you have got above 27 in ACT Composite, 26 in ACT English, and 26 in ACT Math - that will most likely get you accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
19
25
27

ACT English
18
24
26

ACT Math
19
24
26

Contact Admissions

Phone
(253)
535-7411
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Pacific Lutheran University, please contact the college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (253) 535-7411 or check Pacific Lutheran University Website

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