Science & Engineering Profile


Welcome to the city of the future. 

AT A GLANCE

Total enrollment: 3,813

Undergraduate ethnic minority students: 40%

Location and facilities: SPU’s 43-acre campus is located in metro Seattle’s beautiful Queen Anne neighborhood, minutes from downtown Seattle. The facilities include a $28 million cutting-edge science building, a $10 million library, and a sophisticated campus computer network featuring online access to extensive campus services.

Financial assistance: 95% of students receive financial aid. SPU awarded nearly $110 million in scholarships and financial aid in 2017–2018. 


Leading in technology, industry, and science, Seattle is home to the future of engineering and computer science. From this metropolitan hub, Seattle Pacific University equips students to join in. SPU features a nationally ranked Engineering program and is the only private university in the Pacific Northwest named a “Best National University” by U.S. News & World Report.


The Seattle advantage
Seattle Pacific students live in a city bursting with technological breakthroughs. Numerous mentorship, internship, and work opportunities provide priceless real-world experience in organizations such as Amazon, Boeing, Google, Microsoft, and Alaska Airlines.

Rigorous academics with a difference
With an average of 21 students per class and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1, you’ll learn from experienced professors who know you by name and can connect you with opportunities. In rigorous classes taught with a faith-based perspective, you will prepare for your future with professors and classmates who support and challenge you. The results are exciting. Seattle Pacific students spend thousands of hours serving and empowering people throughout the city and around the world, and a recent survey found that 97% of SPU graduates were employed or in graduate school within one year of graduation.

SPU engineers prepared to lead and thrive
Seattle Pacific is committed to com
puter science and engineering. SPU engineers graduate with the skills, experience, drive, and support to jump-start their careers and make a difference in the world. Students can major in Mechanical, Electrical, or Computer Engineering, as well as General Engineering with a Mechanical or Appropriate & Sustainable Engineering concentration. We also offer Computer Science and Information Systems majors. Find out more at spu.edu/engineering.

SPU’s Electrical, Computer, and General Engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. SPU also offers several Engineering scholarships. Find out more at spu.edu/scholarships.

The inside scoop
Our online story hub, SPU Voices, shares the stories of SPU students, faculty, and alumni. It’s also a great source for helpful articles to answer your questions about majors, applying, paying for college, and more: spu.edu/voices.