|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Free Methodist|
|Students with disability||4%|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,787 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Seattle Pacific University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,034 applications and 3,521 students were granted admission. Seattle Pacific University is at the #85 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 41% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 79% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||990 to 1230|
|ACT||21 to 27|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Seattle Pacific University's tuition was $38,520 for all students regardless of residency (43.8% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Seattle Pacific University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 29% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,285 (which is 2.6% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Seattle Pacific University in 2016-2017, was 434, which is 63% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,693 (which is 3.4% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Seattle Pacific University has enrolled a total of 4,061 students (3,380 students full-time and 681 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,061 students, 230 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 31% men and 69% women and 3,095 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 966 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 67 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%
Two or more races: 7%
Non-resident alien: 5%
Black/African American: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Seattle Pacific University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||9%||406|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||8%||356|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||150|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||144|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||99|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||2%||90|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||2%||84|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Seattle Pacific University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Seattle Pacific University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $18,700. Last year, out of the total 1,547 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,160 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,058 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,605 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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