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Seattle University

Seattle, WA

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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address 902 12th Avenue, PO Box 222000
Seattle, WA  98122-1090
United States
Contact Melore Nielsen
Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@seattleu.edu
Phone: 206-296-6000

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Western European Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Conservation Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
E-commerce/electronic Commerce Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer And Ultrasound Technician Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark
Pre-nursing Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Financial Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Administration Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions, Other Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Criminalistics And Criminal Science Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Arts, Entertainment, And Media Management, General Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,539
Applied
7,102
Accepted
4,301
Enrolled
83%
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Female Admissions

5,741
Females Applied
4,742
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,798
Males Applied
2,270
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

55
Application Fee
3.62
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

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th Not reported
Other early decision plan November 15th Not reported
Transfer August 7th Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 610 550 660
SAT Math 610 570 670
ACT Composite 28 24 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

50,328
Private
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Fees

996
Full-time student fees
13,524
Room & board
8,424
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

40,525
Avg. Financial Aid Package
39,537
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
13,236
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,733
Avg. Loan Aid
18,402
Avg. Grant Aid
30,466
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
80%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
32%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,301
Total Undergrad students
9%
International Students
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.35%
Black or African American 4.43%
White or Caucasian 37.08%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 22.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.33%
Two or more races 9.2%
Other 2.1%

Gender

Male (38.43%)
Female (61.57%)

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 50%

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:
Quadstock, Christmas Tree Lighting and Luau

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:
Student Government of Seattle University (SGSU), Student Events and Activities Council (SEAC), Redzone, Dance Marathon and Hui 'O Nani Hawaii Club

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

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing No No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark Division 1 No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing No No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

735
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 522
Part-time - 213
Male - 318
Female - 406
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