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*Gateway - PLU | Tacoma Immersion Experience Semester (TIES)
Tacoma, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring
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Restrictions: PLU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Housing Option: Guest House Minimum GPA: 2.7; 3.0 preferred
Program Type: Gateway Language of Instruction: English
Language Prerequisite:
None Class Eligibility: 2.Sophomore, 3.Junior, 4.Senior
Academic Area: Global Studies, Human Rights, Humanities, Internships, Liberal Arts, Multi-disciplinary, Religion, Sociology, Urban Studies Language Courses Offered: No
Credit Type:
Department Credit, Elective, General Education, Major, Minor Eligible to Non-PLU Students: No
Program Director: Dr. Erik Hammerstrom
PLU Global Scholar Award eligible?:
Program may include: Field Research, Internship, Service Learning/Volunteer
Program Description:
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Program Highlights
Spring Program
Courses taught in downtown Tacoma
Live in a historic Tacoma neighborhood
Experiential learning in local community
PLU faculty-taught courses
Local study tours related to program focus

Tacoma, the City of Destiny, a location that is rich in culture, history, geography, and population. Find yourself exploring the many neighborhood surrounding the south Puget Sound region as you send a semester studying, living, and exploring all of the fascinating elements that make Tacoma a thriving location.

The PLU comprehensive fee for a semester covers this academic experience (instruction and academic credit, housing and meal stipend, local transportation and study tours). To find the current comprehensive fee for one semester, divide the total full-year cost listed on the Admissions website by two. Please note that the comprehensive fee varies each year, and the cost of this program will be based on the year in which you study away. Financial aid applies.

Out-pocket expenses include:books, personal excursions, and other miscellaneous expenses

More Details
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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 11/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.