Seattle University

country rank  323
world rank  841

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University Overview

Established in 1891, Seattle University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Seattle (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Washington. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Seattle University (Seattle U) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Seattle University (Seattle U) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 127 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Seattle U also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym Seattle U
Founded 1891
Motto Connecting the mind to what matters
For the difference we make
Colours Scarlet and black

University Location

Address 900 Broadway
Seattle (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
98122-4340 Washington
United States
T +1 (206) 296 6000
F +1 (206) 296 5656

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 901 12th Avenue
Seattle 98122-4340
+1 (206) 296 2000
800 426 7123

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Seattle University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation
1935


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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