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Seattle U
Location Seattle, WA
Setting Large City
Enrollment 7,268
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #140
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Status Non-profit
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Seattle U
Tuition (In State) $48,510
Tuition (Out of State) $48,510
Room & Board $13,035
Avg Net Price $36,843
Avg Grant Aid $26,710
% Receiving Grant Aid 98%
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Seattle U
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Applied 8,539
Admitted 7,012
Acceptance Rate 82.1%
Enrolled % 14.2%
Avg High School GPA 3.62
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Difficult
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 24/31
SAT Range 1120/1330
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline Jun 1, 2023


Seattle U
Student to Faculty Ratio 11:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (27%)
  • Health Professions (13%)
  • Social Sciences (8%)
  • English and Literature (5%)
  • Psychology (5%)


Seattle U
Graduation Rate 71%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $60,400
Making Student Loan Payments 75%
Median Student Loan Debt $24,500
Median Loan Payment $253


Seattle U
% Men 37%
% Women 63%
Racial Diversity Very High
% White 44%
% Black 3%
% Hispanic 9%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 1%
% Two or More Races 7%
% International 11%
% Unknown Race 9%


Seattle U
% In-State 41%
% Out-of-State 54%


Seattle U
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard