Seattle Pacific University: Ranking & Review

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Seattle
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United States
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World
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45762026
Top 12%

Seattle Pacific University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate91%90%91%
Applicants3,6921,0892,603
Admissions3,3559822,373
Enrolled undergraduates647205442
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,7831,2012,582

270 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

59 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores507
Percent of students submitting SAT scores78%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
595
Math
575

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores251
Percent of students submitting ACT scores39%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
23
ACT Math
25

Admission requirements

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

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Seattle Pacific University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$56,485$56,485
Off-campus$56,485$56,485
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,232 and other expenses per full academic year.

Seattle Pacific University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,783 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$40,464$40,464
Fees for full-time undergraduates$438$438
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,124$1,124
Tuition for Full-time graduates$28,620$28,620
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$795$795

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Education68441428262
Health Professions and Related Programs8960149
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11930149
Psychology614621128
Social Sciences101101
Visual and Performing Arts7070
Biological and Biomedical Sciences5151
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4949
English Language and Literature & Letters341246
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences3939
Engineering3333
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3232
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services191029
Theology and Religious Vocations21627
Physical Sciences2121
History1919
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1414
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1212
Mathematics and Statistics88
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies66
Philosophy and Religious Studies44
Grand Total68846306291,249

A total of 914 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Seattle Pacific University.

At the master's and doctor's level 335 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate69%74%66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesSPU
Founded1891
MottoEngaging the Culture, Changing the World
Religious affiliationFree Methodist
Mission StatementSeattle Pacific University is a Christian university fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling grace-filled community.
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff691
Instructional FTE275
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitespu.edu
Address3307 3rd Ave W
Seattle, Washington, 98119-1997
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population745,000
Phone2062812000
Fax+1 (206) 281 2115

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