Seattle University: Review & Facts

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Seattle University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 7,485 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1891 and is one of the 22 schools located in Seattle, Washington.

Seattle University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
87
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at Seattle University.

Seattle University deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and provides 87 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Law, Education, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
87%
The rate of student retention at Seattle University is high at 87% (well above Washington average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

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

Student to faculty ratio at Seattle University is pretty good: 12:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,800
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - about $34,200 annually. The additional fees at Seattle University (not included in tuition costs) are around $600; this comes to $34,800 annually.

Read the details about Seattle 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
71%
According to government data, 6,862 applications were submitted and 4,904 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Seattle University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,400
Seattle University offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Seattle 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 University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,200 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - approximately $6,400 a year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Seattle 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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

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

Seattle University Location and Maps



Post Address: Seattle University, 900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340, USA
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