137
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Seattle University / Institute of Public Service is located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Not-for-Profit Leadership (MNPL)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 42

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

61
Applied
46
Accepted
33
Enrolled
75%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 20th July 20th Yes
Winter deadline October 20th October 20th No
Spring deadline February 20th February 20th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, letters of recommendation, current resume reflecting two years of relevant professional experience in nonprofit organization (preferred)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

137
Total Graduate Students
89%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.6%
Black or African American 8.03%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.46%
Asian 7.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.57%
Unknown 19.71%

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (63%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time (11)
Part-time (6)
Male (10)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Leadership development, decision-making, and advocacy; government and nonprofit management, processes, and program analysis; organizational theory and structure; policy formation and analysis, financial analysis and planning
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 902 12th Avenue, PO Box 222000
Seattle, WA  98122-1090
United States
Contact Dr. John Collins
Interim Director, Institute of Public Service
Email: collinsj@seattleu.edu
Phone: 206-296-5442
Fax: 206-296-5997