Seattle Pacific University: Review & Facts

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Seattle Pacific University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,095 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1891 and is one of the 22 schools and colleges located in Seattle, Washington.

Seattle Pacific University is affiliated with Free Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
82
Bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctoral degree are offered at Seattle Pacific University.

Seattle Pacific University implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers 82 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Business, Nursing, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
84%
The rate of student retention at Seattle Pacific University is high at 84% (well above Washington average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Seattle Pacific University is good: 74%.

Student to faculty ratio at Seattle Pacific University is pretty decent, 15:1. Learn more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,200
Average tuition cost is extremely high, about $31,800 per year. The additional fees at Seattle Pacific University beyond tuition are nearly $400; which comes to $32,200 annually.

Read the details about Seattle Pacific University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
79%
As reported in recent government data, 4,559 applications were submitted and 3,624 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Seattle Pacific University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,200
Seattle Pacific University provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Seattle Pacific University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Seattle Pacific University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,800 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - approximately $5,200 a year.

Army and Navy ROTC programs are available at Seattle Pacific University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Seattle Pacific University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Seattle Pacific University Location and Maps



Post Address: Seattle Pacific University, 3307 3rd Ave W, Seattle, Washington 98119-1997, USA
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