Seattle U. is a nonprofit private institution located in Seattle, WA and provides a large number of degree programs for students. The Roman Catholic affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and mission that defines the school. Enrollment at Seattle U. is nearly 7,800 yearly.
Areas of study available at Seattle University include but are not limited to:
- Legal Professions And Studies
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Health And Clinical Professions
Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, transcripts, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. Students may provide either the ACT or SAT exam scores to be considered for admissions at Seattle U.. A score in a range of 1580 to 1890 on the SAT, or 24 to 28 for the ACT is usually submitted among admitted students. 71% of applicants are admitted to Seattle U., of which 20 percent choose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $36,000, but may change yearly. Students are encouraged to visit the school's tuition calculator to better understand their personal tuition costs. Student housing is available for students and costs around $9,900 annually. Students attending this school may be eligible for aid which is typically loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The Seattle U. Redhawks participate in a number of athletic programs, as part of the NCAA organization. Available sports offered may include the following:
- Baseball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
- Basketball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AAA)
Students who wish to get more about Seattle University can check out their website at http://www.seattleu.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the candidates Seattle U accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Seattle University has a total student population of about 7,400. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 13% enrolling as graduate students and 62% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $39,000-$47,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- Per unit charges are around $950 for part time students
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||93%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||93%||$19,407|
|Receiving Student Loans||55%||$7,396|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Seattle University may offer services like:
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Employment search assistance
Seattle University has a high graduation rate when compared to similar schools nearby.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||59%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||16%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
Campus: Seattle University
- Law Program
- Nurse Midwifery Education Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- Theology (Ministry) Program
Campus: Seattle University School of Theology and Ministry Alaska MAPS
- Theology (Ministry) Program
- * Accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (since 2010)
Seattle University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division I-AAA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Western Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Western Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field (Western Athletic Conference)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Seattle University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Seattle University.
- University of Washington - Bothell Campus in Bothell, WA (12 miles away)
- University of Washington - Tacoma Campus in Tacoma, WA (26 miles away)
- The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA (49 miles away)
- Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA (78 miles away)
- Central Washington University in Ellensburg, WA (93 miles away)
Also, check out our college lists below, which can help students compare schools to one another:
- Browse through our complete list of colleges in Washington
- Review a list of Washington private colleges
- See other Christian and Bible Colleges in Washington
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Seattle University for official up-to-date information.