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Seattle University

Seattle, Washington

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Student Population
Seattle University overview
Location Seattle, Washington
Online seattleu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Seattle University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Seattle, Washington, Seattle University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 8,539 prospective students applied, and 7,012 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 994 enrolled in the school.  5,803 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,465 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $48,510 plus fees of $825. Seattle U is ranked 140 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Seattle U is rated within the top 25% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1120/1330
ACT 24/31
GPA 3.62
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $55

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Seattle University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$825
Room and Board $13,035
Budget for Other Expenses$3,600
Total One Year Cost$67,170

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$60,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
71% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Seattle University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 27%
Health Professions 13%
Social Sciences 8%
English and Literature 5%
Psychology 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236595 IPEDS survey data for Seattle University.

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