Seattle University

#3 in Federal Region X

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Seattle, WADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree7,487 Students73.63 % Acceptance Ratio12:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Seattle University is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Seattle, Washington. It has a total enrollment of 7,487 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 12:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 73.63% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio73.63 %
    Admission Yield16.45 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$55
    Graduate Application Fees$55

    The acceptance ratio is 73.63% last year at Seattle University where total 8,141 students applied and 5,994 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$42,885
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$20,191
    On-Campus Living Costs$15,522
    Off-Campus Living Costs$15,522

    The tuition & fees at Seattle University, for academic year 2017-2018 is $42,885.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $15,522 when living on campus and $15,522 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Placement Service

    Seattle University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Career Counseling, Employment Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Seattle University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Seattle University

Key Stats for Seattle University

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

Seattle University$42,885
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington$29,422

Admission Chances average in nation


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington75.82%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington89.21%

Student Population small

Seattle University7,487
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington42,153

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington61.74%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington88

Distance Learning limited online classes


Online Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges8
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges10
  • 4 Years or High Colleges15
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington7

Seattle University's Mission

Seattle University is dedicated to educating the whole person, to professional formation, and to empowering leaders for a just and humane world.

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