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Your Road to Success

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Transcript of Your Road to Success

Pacific Lutheran University was founded in 1890 by Norwegian Pioneers
Why PLU & Liberal Arts?
The Struggle is Real
Outcomes
of graduating from PLU
By graduating from PLU, the minute you turn your tassel, you become a part of something bigger, part of the Alumni Association at PLU.
This gives you:
-access to events such as Sounders FC matches
-discounts in the community and on campus
- opportunities for Insurance
-Job Search engine
-networking events full of other grads who love to connect and grow together!
Are you ready to take the leap of faith?
The Road to Success
PLU is noted for its commitment to diversity, justice and sustainability.
Some Fun Facts
(Source: http://www.plu.edu/about/)
Who's behind it?
What?
At PLU, students have an appreciation for wanting to know the world around them, and wanting to impact it positively and justly.

PLU offers support holistically for their students and they offer:
-career counseling
-study hall
-intimate class sizes (1:14 ratio)
-70 clubs
-on-campus housing
-passionate professors (80% have Ph D's)
-environment perfect for learning

We want YOU become a part of this!
PLU as a Comprehensive Liberal Arts School offers:
-focus on academic excellence
-studying abroad
-new perspectives
-freedom
-autonomy
- create discernment on what you WANT to learn and make it applicable
PLU defines Liberal Arts education as such that it empowers students with faiths and backgrounds to discern their life’s vocation through meaningful civic work, engaging in the local community and improving the world.

PLU offers a Values Based Education, where students are challenged to ask more profound questions, seek to positively affect the world around them, and develop a sense of self in relation to their success, connection and impact in their community.
According to Oxford Dictionary, Liberal Arts means academic subjects such as literature, philosophy, mathematics, and social and physical sciences as distinct from professional and technical subjects.
4 Schools
Nursing
Education & Kinesiology
Arts and Communication
Business
PLU is located in Parkland (a suburb of Tacoma, WA) 15 minutes from Downtown Tacoma, 12 minutes away from Puyallup, and you have an awesome view of Mt. Rainier!
PLU was the first school to offer Study Away (Study Abroad), on all seven continents!
Seeing U at PLU
Don't think that Liberal Arts applies to you? It absolutely does! PLU offers classes that are from different disciplines, we become cultured and learn more about global, ethical and moral happenings.

Check out this awesome tool, exclusive to PLU students. It connects your major to career choices relevant to your work!

http://whatcanidowiththismajor.com/major/
Take a look at these companies that are already hiring PLU grads.

Alaska Airlines
American Red Cross
Bank of America
Bank of New York Mellon
Boys & Girls Club
Chicago Community Loan Fund
Coca Cola Refreshments
Costco
DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Expedia, Inc.
Federal Way School District
Franciscan Health System
Habitat for Humanity
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Lutheran Volunteer Corps
Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital
Microsoft
MultiCare





Museum of Glass
Peace Corps
Puget Sound Educational Service District
Russell Investments
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Seattle Public Schools
Sierra Club
State Farm Insurance
Swedish Health Services
Tacoma General Hospital
Tacoma Opera
Target
U.S. Army
U.S. Navy
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Washington State Department of Revenue
Washington State Legislature
YMCA
Xerox
http://www.plu.edu/admission-transfer/academic-distinction/lives-of-service/
Ninety-five percent of PLU students receive financial aid with an average aid package of $27,868.
PLU offers transfer scholarships exclusively to transfer students!
Some of these include:

Provost Scholarship of $20,000 (50 are awarded)
Academic Merit Awards between $12-16,000 (All transfer students are considered)
American Honors Scholarship- $1,000 (Based on department)

http://www.plu.edu/admission-transfer/cost/transfer-scholarships/
Lutheran Heritage calls for a commitment to academic excellence, academic freedom and a learning atmosphere where all perspectives on faith and reason are expressed openly. You are free to be.
Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you!
Piece of Mind- Admissions Process
Financial Aid Support
Expertise & Making connections
What PLU offers Transfer Students
Simple and free online, with check-ins from a Transfer Counselor along the way
Transfer Admission Counselors- Collaboration, Support & a listening ear!
Networking

Helping understand Your Credits Transfer
Adapting and adjusting to a new environment
How We Measure Up
Alumni Survey 2015
Source: http://www.plu.edu/admission-first-year/outcomes/#2014-post-grad-outcomes
Source: http://www.plu.edu/alumni/benefits-services/
Source: http://www.plu.edu/admission-first-year/outcomes/
Over 44 majors and 1,000 classes to choose from!
3 Divisions:
Humanities
Social Science
Natural Science
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