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Education at Pacific Lutheran University

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. We've also included details on how PLU ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in education.

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Education Degrees Available at PLU

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Master’s Degree in Education

PLU Education Rankings

The bachelor's program at PLU was ranked #105 on College Factual's Best Schools for education list. It is also ranked #3 in Washington.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Education 151
Best Education Colleges for Veterans 180
Best Education Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 226
Most Focused Colleges for Education 860

Popularity of Education at PLU

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Pacific Lutheran University handed out 36 bachelor's degrees in education. Due to this, the school was ranked #632 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 9% over the previous year when 33 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 37 students received their master’s degree in education from PLU. This makes it the #719 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

Education Student Diversity at PLU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Pacific Lutheran University.

PLU Education Bachelor’s Program

Of the 36 education students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2017-2018 from PLU, about 8% were men and 92% were women.

PLU Gender Breakdown of Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 86% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a bachelor's in education.

Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at Pacific Lutheran University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 31
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

PLU Education Master’s Program

Of the 37 students who earned a master's degree in Education from PLU in 2017-2018, 38% were men and 62% were women.

PLU Gender Breakdown of Education Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 86% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a master's in education.

Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at Pacific Lutheran University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 32
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

Areas of Concentration for Education

Education students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 64
Teacher Education Subject Specific 9

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 61
Communication & Journalism 41
Psychology 29
History 15
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 8

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