2,911
Students
Financial aid thermometer
34,345
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
90
90%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
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Cell And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health/medical Preparatory Programs Related Checkmark
Music Therapy Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Development Economics And International Development Checkmark
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Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,692
Applied
3,355
Accepted
2,911
Enrolled
91%
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Female Admissions

2,603
Females Applied
2,373
Females Accepted
91%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,089
Males Applied
982
Males Accepted
90%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.51
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 February 1st March 1st
Other early decision plan November 15th January 5th
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

42,480
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Fees

459
Full-time student fees
11,796
Room & board
6,399
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

34,345
Avg. Financial Aid Package
34,500
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
16,291
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,157
Avg. Loan Aid
23,152
Avg. Grant Aid
33,723
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
7%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,911
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.51%
Black or African American 3.95%
White or Caucasian 55.41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.27%
Asian 11.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.93%
Two or more races 8.69%
Other 2.27%

Gender

Male (33.42%)
Female (66.58%)

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 52%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
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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
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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
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark 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
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Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

395
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 209
Part-time - 186
Male - 167
Female - 228