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Rating

Private

Type

8,254

Students

$45,765

Tuition

78%

Acceptance

#157

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Seattle, WA

900 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122-4340

Seattle University is a mid-sized private institution located in Seattle, WA ranked 214thin the United States. It has a total of 5,205 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 78.48% acceptance rate. Seattle University offers 178 different majors and is best known for its commercial and advertising art, conservation biology, and public administration programs (nationally ranked 5th, 5th, and 12th respectively). With a tuition cost of $45,765 per year, Seattle University is extremely costly. 74.64% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $56,500 per year, which is 36% above the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$46,590/Year
Above Average

Seattle University

$46,590

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$63,921/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$38,939/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

78%Acceptance
Less Selective

Seattle University

78%

National

69%
Sat

1150 - 1320

79% of students submit

Admissions Yield

15%

ACT

23 - 28

38% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$55

Students

5,205Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

1,074

Part-Time

9
Male

39%

In-state

83%

Female

61%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

8%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
10% Business Administration and Management, General7% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse5% Finance, General78% Others

10% Business Administration and Management, General

7% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

5% Finance, General

78% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

10%

221 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

7%

154 Graduates

Finance, General

5%

116 Graduates

Psychology, General

5%

103 Graduates

Accounting

4%

83 Graduates

Computer Science

4%

78 Graduates

Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

3%

73 Graduates

Management Science

3%

72 Graduates

Academics

B-
Professors
StudentsProfessors11:111:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

11

Number of Library Books

274,741

Academic Spend per Student

$17,082

Full-time Retention Rate

85%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$44,400/Year

Seattle University

$44,400

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$44,400

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$56,500

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

74%