|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,145 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Seattle University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 8,141 applications and 5,994 students were granted admission. Seattle University is at the #72 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, 42% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 56% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1070 to 1290|
|ACT||25 to 30|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Seattle University's tuition was $40,500 for all students regardless of residency (51.2% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Seattle University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 18% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,493 (which is 2.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Seattle University in 2016-2017, was 584, which is 59% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,459 (which is 7.4% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Seattle University has enrolled a total of 7,487 students (5,886 students full-time and 1,601 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,487 students, 355 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 39% men and 61% women and 4,657 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,830 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 27 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 10%
Two or more races: 7%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Black/African American: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Seattle 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|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||27%||302|
|Legal Professions And Studies||21%||234|
|Theology And Religious Vocations||11%||128|
|Visual And Performing Arts||5%||59|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||5%||54|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||3%||38|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||2%||28|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||1%||14|
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 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 University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $35,900. Last year, out of the total 1,047 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 974 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,116 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 960 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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