City University of Seattle: Ranking & Review

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Seattle Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 155 445
Top 3%

City University of Seattle Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

1,521 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

606 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

City University of Seattle has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

City University of Seattle Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $31,480 $31,480
Off-campus $30,940 $30,940
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,950 and other expenses per full academic year.

City University of Seattle provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 104 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $17,400 $17,400
Fees for full-time undergraduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $435 $435
Tuition for Full-time graduates $15,264 $15,264
Fees for full-time graduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $636 $636

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 29 163 208 400
Education 13 18 126 6 163
Psychology 13 17 30
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 14 9 6 29
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 14 8 22
Health Professions and Related Programs 5 5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 3 3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 3 3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3 3
Grand Total702253576658

A total of 295 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at City University of Seattle.

At the master's and doctor's level 363 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate100%100%100%
  • Part-time retention rate - 20%

General info

Alternative namesCityU
Founded1973
MottoBeCitywise
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementTo change lives for good by offering high quality and relevant lifelong education to anyone with the desire to learn
Colorsmaroon, wheat, gray
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff352
Instructional FTE205
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.cityu.edu
Address521 Wall Street, Suite 100
Seattle, Washington, 98121
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone8004265596
Fax+1 (425) 709 5361

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