Seattle Pacific University

Seattle, WA

Seattle Pacific University

Seattle, WA

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Undergrad Christian Life

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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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
Percent 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-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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 Facts

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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
Basketball
Gymnastics
Rowing
Soccer
Volleyball

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.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Bible/Biblical Studies.
Biochemistry.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business/Commerce, General.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Psychology.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other.
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Development Economics and International Development.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Ecology.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Fashion Merchandising.
Fashion/Apparel Design.
French Studies.
General Studies.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Information Technology.
Interior Design.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Therapy/Therapist.
Music, General.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Practice.
Nutrition Sciences.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Physiology, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
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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
47%
78

Male
53%
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 transfered

90

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

quarter hours

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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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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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