PacificLutheranUniversity was founded in 1890 in the
Parkland area of Tacoma.
The PLU MBA is
a structured program where cohorts of approximately 15 students will advance
through five semesters, attending class two evenings each week. The
curriculum consists of 45 credits, 36 of which are core requirements and the
remainder are electives. The PLU MBA is AACSB accredited and has been
listed by Princeton
Review as one of the top 15 programs based on student opinion honors. Tacoma
has a high population of military personnel and PLU is located just a few miles
and McCord Air Force Base. PLU offers “Yellow Ribbon” scholarships to
military veterans. Base tuition and fees for the entire PLU MBA come to
The Life: PacificLutheranUniversity’s
campus is marked by old brick buildings, pathways, and manicured gardens.
It has easy access to I5 and downtown Tacoma
to the north. Boating on Puget Sound and skiing on Mt.Ranier
are two popular outdoor pastimes in the area.
Tacoma, in general, hasn’t aged well. Some of
the nearby neighborhoods appear somewhat shoddy.