Seattle Pacific University

Seattle, WA

Seattle Pacific University

Seattle, WA

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Tuition & Fees

$47,244

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
510
75th
570
25th
500
75th
28
25th
19
75th
25
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,555
Declined 368
Total Received 3,923
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Private

2,935

undergraduate students

985

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Seattle Pacific University, founded in 1891, is a private, church-affiliated, comprehensive university. It was founded in 1891, adopted coeducation in 1910, and gained university status in 1977. Its 43-acre campus is located in downtown Seattle.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,920
Established in 1891
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

Social Networks

41-acre, urban campus in Seattle (population: 724,745); 965-acre wilderness campus at Blakely Island in San Juan, and 150-acre campus at Camp Casey on Whidbey Island. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Seattle Pacific University
3307 Third Avenue, W
Seattle, WA
98119-1997

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
510
75th
570
25th
500
75th
28
25th
19
75th
25
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,555
Declined 368
Total Received 3,923

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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Financial Aid

95%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$28,757

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $46,728
Room $6,921
Board $5,766
Additional fees $516
Books & supplies $930
Total $60,861
Average Financial Aid - $28,757
Total with Avg. Aid $32,104

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 737-8826
F: 206 281-2835
sfs-info@spu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Basketball yes yes
Gymnastics yes
Rowing yes
Soccer yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, cross-country, floor pickleball, hockey, soccer, table tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Northwest Athletic Conference, Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, Pacific West Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Bible/Biblical Studies. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other. yes yes
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes yes
Creative Writing. yes
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration. yes
Design and Visual Communications, General. yes
Development Economics and International Development. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Ecology. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Fashion Merchandising. yes
Fashion/Apparel Design. yes
French Studies. yes
General Studies. yes
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History, General. yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes
Industrial and Organizational Psychology. yes yes
Information Technology. yes
Interior Design. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Linguistics. yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Therapy/Therapist. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing Practice. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Nutrition Sciences. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Physiology, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes yes
Urban Studies/Affairs. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry

3,920

total students

65%

in-state

35%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

2,935
students

Female
66%
1,924

Male
34%
1,011

25%

985
students

Female
71%
703

Male
29%
282

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

2,766
students

Female
67%
1,846

Male
33%
920

6%

169
students

Female
46%
78

Male
54%
91

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
9%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Winter: November 15

Spring: March 1

Summer: May 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

quarter hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 43
Countries most often represented China
Indonesia
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes

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