City University of Seattle

country rank  899
world rank  2343

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University Overview

Established in 1973, City University of Seattle is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Seattle (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Washington. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: United States Aberdeen, Centralia, Everett, Longview, North Seattle, Port Angeles, Renton, Shoreline, Tacoma, Vancouver; Outside of the U.S. Canada, Mexico, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland, China, Australia. Officially accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, City University of Seattle (CityU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. City University of Seattle (CityU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 47 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CityU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym CityU
Founded 1973
Motto BeCitywise
Colours Maroon, wheat and gray

University Location

Address 521 Wall Street
Seattle
98121 Washington
United States
Tel +1 (206) 239 4500
Fax +1 (425) 709 5361
Other locations United States Aberdeen, Centralia, Everett, Longview, North Seattle, Port Angeles, Renton, Shoreline, Tacoma, Vancouver; Outside of the U.S. Canada, Mexico, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland, China, Australia

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 11900 NE First Street
Bellevue 98005
(425) 637 1010
(800) 426 5596

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to City University of Seattle's Library
City University of Seattle's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 6,510 physical volumes, 182 physical media, 11,620 digital/electronic medium and 174 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
City University of Seattle provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 104 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1978


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National University System (NUS)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)

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