Seattle University

900 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 296-6000

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 927

Type: Private nonprofit 4-year or above

Main Website:

Financial Aid: financial aid link

Annual Costs

Tuition and fees: $38,205.00

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $54,705.00

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $54,705.00

Quick links: Admissions | Test Scoring | Financial Aid | Degrees | Majors | Scholarships

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5422 1915 4765
Percent admitted 73.35% 72.9% 73.6%
Percent admitted who enrolled 17.1% 18.43% 12.05%
Test Scoring
25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
SAT Critical Reading 530 640
SAT Math 530 640
SAT Writing 530 630
ACT Composite 24 29
ACT English 23 26
ACT Math 23 25
ACT Writing 8 10

*Click here for an explanation of 25th and 75th Percentile scoring.

Financial Aid
Percentage of students receiving any financial aid 96%
Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants 20%
Average Federal Grant $6,406.00
State Aid
Percentage of students receiving state aid 7%
Average state aid $8,179.00
Institutional Aid
Percentage of students receiving institutional aid 94%
Average institutional aid $14,575.00
Student Loans
Percentage of students receiving a student loan 61%
Average student loan $7,295.00
Accounting and Finance
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Asian Studies/Civilization
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences
Business Administration and Management
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business/Managerial Economics
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemistry Teacher Education
Civil Engineering
Clinical Nurse Leader
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication and Media Studies
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Conservation Biology
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminalistics and Criminal Science
Curriculum and Instruction
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
E-commerce/Electronic Commerce
Educational Administration and Supervision
Educational Leadership and Administration
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance and Financial Management Services
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Fine Arts and art Studies
Fine/Studio Arts
French Language and Literature
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Informatics
Non-profit/Public/Organizational Management
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
Nursing Practice
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Physical Sciences
Physics Teacher Education
Political Science and Government
Pre-nursing Studies
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
Public Administration
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Reading Teacher Education
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
School Psychology
Social Work
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Stringed Instruments
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
Systems Engineering
Systems Science and Theory
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Theology/Theological Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Women's Studies

Seattle University Scholarships

Alaska Scholarships
Scholarship for Alaska residents who are graduate students attending Seattle University full-time, majoring in Law/Legal Studies. Applicants must have an aptitude for the study of law, strong history of service and/or commitment to issues relevant to the Alaskan community. Due date and number of awards varies. more...
Diversity Scholarships
Scholarship for minority undergraduate students attending Seattle University full-time, majoring in MIT or Education. Applicants must have financial need. Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Dur date and award amount varies. more...
Year-End Achievement Scholarships
Scholarship for graduate students attending Seattle University full-time, majoring in Law/Legal Studies. Applicants must rank in the top 25 percent of each class at the end of the first and second years of legal study. Due date and number of awards varies. more...
Loyola Scholarships
Scholarship for transfer students accepted to Seattle University (SU) full-time. Selection is based on noteworthy collegiate academic ability. Applicants must file a FAFSA by February 1st to be eligible for SU's awards. Submit ACT/SAT scores, recommendations, essay, work history, academic honors received, and a list of extracurricular activities with application packet. Number of awards varies. Renewable. more...
Leaders of Multicultural Faith Communities Scholarship
Scholarship for graduate students attending Seattle University part- or full-time, majoring in Ministry. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; be a member of one of the four cultural/ethnic target groups (African-American, Native-American, Hispanics and Asian/Pacific Islanders); and demonstrate leadership in Ministry. Number of awards varies. more...

Washington Scholarships

Simon & Marvel Reinbold Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Washington State University who are majoring in Agronomy, Soils, Human Nutrition or Dietetics. Selection based on GPA, SAT score, an essay, leadership abilities, and potential. Award amounts range from $100-$4,000. Number of awards may vary. Contact the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences for more information. more...
Albert W. Thompson Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Washington State University who are studying abroad. Selection based on nomination of advisor or department chair. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. Contact the Study Abroad Program for more information. more...
Edward Bannister Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Washington State University who are enrolled in the School of Communication and are majoring in Advertising. Selection based on varying criteria. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. Contact the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication for more information. more...
Senator Norman J. Levy Endowed Government Internship
Annual internship for undergraduate students attending Hofstra University who are majoring in Political Science and are participating in the Washington Semester Program or the Albany Legislative Internship Program. Selection based on academic achievement and financial need. Students must file the FAFSA. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. Renewable. more...
Jean Towne Scholarship Endowment
Scholarship for female undergraduate students attending Western Washington University pursuing a degree. Preference is given to art majors. Applicants must have a dependent child. Applicants must demonstrate outstanding academic potential and financial need. Due date and number of awards may vary. more...

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