|“||Welcome to Beacon Heights University. The Ivy League of the Pacific Northwst, and America's finest educational institution. Where excellence is not simply an attribute - it's our identity. BHU is ranked as one of the most elite universities in the US. Students here are among the top performers in a myriad of areas and disciplines. Educated by our brilliant faculty who have been hired from around the globe. Whether it's in the arts, athletics, or academics, Beacon Heights challenges students to do the best in everything they do.||”|
The school logo is, "Audi Vide Tace" while the mascot is of a soaring bird.
Faculty and Staff
|Claire Hotchkiss||Founder, CEO, & Dean|
|Dana Booker||Head of Security|
|Mona Vanderwaal||Admissions & Recruitment Administrator; Fired by Claire|
|Mr. Wayne||Swim Coach|
|Mr. Granger||English Professor|
|Professor Fielder||Pyschology Professor|
|Alison DiLaurentis|| Literature Teaching Assistant (Formerly: transferred)|
Pyschology Teaching Assistant
|Gabriel Evaristo||Language Studies Professor (Temporarily)|
|Zach Fortson|| Student Services Worker|
Member of the Custodial Staff
|Taylor Hotchkiss|| Literature Teaching Assistant; Prior to "suicide"|
Guidance Counselor; Prior to "suicide"
|Nolan Hotchkiss||Formerly; Prior to death (Sophmore Year)|
|Taylor Hotchkiss||Graduated (Unknown Year)|
|Caitlin Park-Lewis||Sophmore Year|
|Dylan Walker||Sophmore Year|
|Andrew Villareal||Sophmore Year|
|Mason Gregory||Sophmore Year|
|Zach Fordson||Sophmore Year|
Majors & Academics
- Fashion Design
- Political Science
- Business Ethics
Extra-Curriculars & Clubs
- Swim Team
- Track Team
- Field Hockey Teams
- Music Program
- Chess Club
Wings and Halls
- Thorne Hall: College of Humanities
- Scott Hall: College of Arts
- Music Hall
- Cochran Student Union
- Student Wellness Center (Coming soon)
- Holdman Annex (Down for remodeling: inhabitated by Ray Hogadorn)
- McCormick Residence Hall
- Holdman Annex
- Crimson Eagle Cafe
- Donna's Donuts and Pies
- The college's tuition is presumably very high seeing as Ava's YouTuber salary barely covers the tuition, while fellow student Zach works three jobs to afford it.
- Due to BHU being heavily monitored by the security system, Beacon Guard, the campus has been ruled the safest in the country.
- The campus is eco-friendly.
- The "Taylor Hotchkiss Memorial Garden" is dedicated to the founder, CEO, and president Claire Hotchkiss' deceased daughter.
- Nolan is murdered on the grounds of BHU when he was pushed from the rooftop of Thorne Hall and impaled by the stakes below, becoming the town's first murder.
- Ray Hogadorn, the universities custodian, secretly lives in room 214 in Holdman Annex while it is down for renovation.
- The University takes staff and student relationships seriously. Mona Vanderwaal was fired from her job as a recruiter due to her romantic relationship with BHU student, Mason Gregory.
- Regardless of the offense, Claire Hotchkiss is the defining vote in the University's ethics committee.
- In the books, the Perfectionists are high school students, while in the television series, the Perfectionists are college students.
- BHU doesn't exist in the books, as the town only had a high school and was never labeled as a college town.
Behind the Scenes
- The show used Portland’s Lewis and Clark College and Forest Grove’s Pacific University for the fictional Beacon Heights University.
- The name of the student union, "Cochran Student Union" is named after Lisa Cochran-Neilan, the executive producer of Pretty Little Liars and Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists.
- ↑ File:Pretty Little Liars The Perfectionists Welcome to Beacon Heights University Freeform
- ↑ http://ew.com/tv/2018/03/09/pretty-little-liars-the-perfectionists-cast/
- ↑ (as seen on Nolan's shirt in "Sex, Lies and Alibis")
- ↑ (per her obituary)
- ↑ BHU student wellness center
- ↑ https://www.kgw.com/article/news/local/extras-wanted-for-pretty-little-liars-spinoff-shooting-in-portland-forest-grove/283-523561188
- ↑ see image: 1x02 BTS33.PNG