Seattle University

Address:
900 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122-4340
Phone:
206-296-6000
Website:
http://www.seattleu.edu
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About Seattle University

Seattle 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 large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates 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 only awards research doctorate degrees in education. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. This institution shows a high number of transfers; at least 20% of entering undergraduates are transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate4,306
 Graduate3,445
 Total7,751
GenderFemale60%
 Male40%
Student Age% Under 2557%
 % 25 and Over42%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time73%
 % Part-time27%
Race/Ethnicity% White54.3%
 % Black4.6%
 % Asian15.7%
 % Latino6.0%
 % Native American1.2%
 % Race Unknown10.7%
 % International student8%
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-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemQuarter

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal6,175
 % Admitted71%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled24%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 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 SAT86%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT39%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800640 / 800
 SAT Writing520 / 800630 / 800
 SAT Math520 / 800630 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite24 / 3629 / 36
 ACT English23 / 3630
 ACT Writing7 / 129 / 12
 ACT Math23 / 3628 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$55
 In-State Tuition & Fees$30,825
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$30,825
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid96%
 % Undergraduates with Loans61%
 % Undergraduates with Grants94%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,440
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,315
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,882
 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$9,315
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%