Seattle Pacific University

Address:
3307 3rd Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119-1997
Phone:
206-281-2000
Website:
http://www.spu.edu
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About Seattle Pacific University

Seattle Pacific University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate3,016
 Graduate984
 Total4,000
GenderFemale67%
 Male33%
Student Age% Under 2574%
 % 25 and Over26%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time80%
 % Part-time20%
Race/Ethnicity% White73.9%
 % Black2.9%
 % Asian8.6%
 % Latino3.4%
 % Native American1.1%
 % Race Unknown8.6%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemQuarter

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal3,261
 % Admitted77%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled29%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT87%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT42%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800630 / 800
 SAT Writing510 / 800620 / 800
 SAT Math510 / 800630 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite22 / 3628 / 36
 ACT English22 / 3630
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math22 / 3627 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$28,965
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$28,965
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid96%
 % Undergraduates with Loans61%
 % Undergraduates with Grants94%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$942
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,817
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,843
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Seattle Area

Median Age36.1
Median Household Income$61,856
Total Population603,174
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.7% 50.3%
 Age 0-949.9%50.1%
 Age 10-1750.6%49.4%
 Age 18-2448.8%51.2%
 Age 25-2949.7%50.3%
 Age 30-3952.0%48.0%
 40+49.7%50.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White70.6%
 % Black7.7%
 % Asian14.2%
 % Latino6.3%
 % Native American0.8%
 % Pacific Islander0.4%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.7%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,817
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$925
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50022.8%11.2%3.6%
 $500 to $74931.9%14.6%0.0%
 $750 to $99927.6%38.1%19.1%
 Over $100017.7%36.1%70.7%