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Seattle Pacific University

Seattle, WA

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Overview

Seattle Pacific University is a Comprehensive institution located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3307 3rd Avenue, West
Seattle, WA  98119-1997
United States
Contact Ineliz Soto-Fuller
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@spu.edu
Phone: 206-281-2021
Fax: 206-281-2544

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
European Studies/civilization Checkmark
French Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Spanish And Iberian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Physiology, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, And Marketing Operations, Other Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Computer Systems Analysis/analyst Checkmark
Computer/information Technology Services Administration And Management, Other Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Education, General Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark
Music Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics, Other Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice, Other Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Development Economics And International Development Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Religious Education Checkmark
Theology/theological Studies Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Costume Design Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,359
Applied
4,008
Accepted
2,640
Enrolled
92%
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Female Admissions

3,080
Females Applied
2,844
Females Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,279
Males Applied
1,164
Males Accepted
91%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.53
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 11th November 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 660
SAT Math 520 640
ACT Composite 20 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

36,504
Private
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Fees

654
Full-time student fees
14,409
Room & board
7,902
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

34,312
Avg. Financial Aid Package
34,818
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,946
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,625
Avg. Loan Aid
24,578
Avg. Grant Aid
28,685
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
82.2%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
6%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,640
Total Undergrad students
5%
International Students
27%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.78%
Black or African American 7.81%
White or Caucasian 42.4%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.34%
Asian 15.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.84%
Two or more races 9.08%
Other 2.14%

Gender

Male (32.84%)
Female (67.16%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 51%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Spring Picnic and Ivy Cutting Event

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Centurions, Falconettes, forensics organization, Amnesty International and University Players

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
closed-circuit TV monitors

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Gymnastics No No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 2 No
Rowing Checkmark Division 2 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Gymnastics No Division 2 Checkmark
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 2 No
Rowing No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

389
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 202
Part-time - 187
Male - 158
Female - 231
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