76%

Acceptance Rate

$23,666

Avg.Financial Aid

003790

FAFSA Code

About Seattle University (SU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

7,291

Website

www.seattleu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

NWCCU

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

900 Broadway

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2062966000
Fax:
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Seattle University at the 162nd position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

76%

SAT Range

1130 - 1320

ACT Range

24 - 30

Application Fee

$55

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. Seattle University has 4 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $55. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1150-1320 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 24 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Seattle University is 27. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340, or call (206) 296-6000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$35,577

Average Annual Cost

$43,785

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$825

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,288

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,510

Total One Year Cost

$61,608

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to SU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $63,921 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($46,590), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($12,531), and budget for other expenses ($3,600) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

85%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

22%

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

163 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

92 Graduates

Marketing

84 Graduates

Psychology, General

79 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

66 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

60 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

59 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

57 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

42 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

39 Graduates

Biology, General

37 Graduates

Computer Science

34 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

34 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

33 Graduates

Economics

27 Graduates

Political Science and Government

27 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

26 Graduates

International Business

26 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

25 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

24 Graduates

International/Global Studies

24 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

24 Graduates

Social Work

24 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

20 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

20 Graduates

Sociology

20 Graduates

Civil Engineering

18 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

18 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

16 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

14 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

13 Graduates

Journalism

12 Graduates

Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomica...

11 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

11 Graduates

History

10 Graduates

Mathematics

10 Graduates

Music

10 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

9 Graduates

Public Administration

9 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

7 Graduates

Philosophy

6 Graduates

Physics

6 Graduates

Anthropology

5 Graduates

Physical Sciences

4 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

4 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

4 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

3 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

2 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

2 Graduates

Area Studies

1 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,685

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

18%

Full-time

95%

Part-time

5%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

42% White

6% Unknown

3% Black

13% Hispanic

8% Two or more races

11% Non Resident alien

16% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

62%

Out Of State

36%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$70,786 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 94% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

94%

Undergrads in College Housing

45%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,238/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,800/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,800/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Redhawks

School Colors

scarlet and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

145

Total Female Athletes

200

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

8

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $12,531 per year. The average meal plan at SU costs around $4,800 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 40% male and 60% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$44,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$56,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$19,282

$27,650

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$200 - 287

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$23,666

Students Receiving Federal Grants

22%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,257

Students Receiving State Aid

8%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,454

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

94%

Average Aid Per Year

$21,762

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$32,072

$30K - $48K

$29,216

$48K - $75K

$28,173

$75K - $110K

$25,505

> $110K

$20,100

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$341,344

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$21,442,051

The financial aid department of Seattle University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $8,511, whereas the financial aid is $22,834. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $10,531 and institutional aid worth $22,834. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Seattle University amount to $341,344 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $21,442,051.

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