Seattle University is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.
The average composite SAT score for admitted Seattle University freshman is 1225 out of 1600. Seattle U students have the 280th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1225 is in the 80th percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1120 to 1330. The 75th percentile score is 1330 while the 25th percentile score is 1120.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Seattle U but we estimate it to be around a 1010 total composite SAT score.
The average score for Seattle U students on the math portion of the SAT is 620 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 570 and the 75th percentile score 670.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 550 to 660 and the average score for Seattle University students is 605.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Seattle University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 82.1%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.62.
An SAT score of 1330 or higher is very competitive at Seattle U and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 90% or higher.
Scores between 1230 to 1320 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 82% to 89%.
SAT scores between 1120 to 1220 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 71% to 82% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 1010 to 1110 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 69% chance of admission to Seattle U. SAT scores below 1010 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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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.