About Seattle University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Seattle University cost?

Seattle University Cost of Attendance
In-state $41,265
Out-of-state $41,265
On-Campus Room and Board $11,499
Off-Campus Room and Board $11,121
Average Annual Cost $35,627
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Seattle University Financial Aid and Debt

75%

Students paying down their debt

$24,500

Typical Total Student Debt

$253

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 96% $20,876
Federal Grants 20% $6,818
Pell grants 18% $4,497
Other federal grants 8% $6,676
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 6% $9,954
Institutional grants or scholarships 94% $18,684
Student loan aid 59% $7,357
Federal student loans 59% $7,246
Other student loans 5% $21,734

Seattle University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

Over 1 million high school students are earning no-essay college scholarships for their grades, activities, and other achievements.

Sign up for a free RaiseMe profile and see how much you can earn!

Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 244 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 129 Up to $600
Do an extracurricular activity 237 Up to $1,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 180 Up to $750
Do community service 239 Up to $75

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Seattle University Admissions

What is Seattle University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 74%
Average GPA 3.62
SAT Submissions 56% of applicants
SAT Reading 540-640
SAT Math 530-650
SAT Writing 530-630
ACT Submissions 42% of applicants
Composite Score 25-30

Ready to start the application process for Seattle University?

The application fee for Seattle University is $55

Apply Here

Seattle University Campus Life

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

261

Forbes Ranking

64%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

75%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 5187
Living on campus
Transfer Students 27%
Under Age 25 29%
Gender Balance
Men
40%
Women
60%

Student Diversity

80%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
40.89%
Unknown
32.33%
Asian
14.29%
Hispanic or Latino
8.95%
Black or African American
2.47%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.66%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.42%

Seattle University Graduation Success

87%

First Year Student Retention

64%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$55,500

Average Salary After Graduation

About Seattle University

Founded in 1891, SU is a Jesuit Catholic university located in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. The University has more than 7500 students and U.S. News and World Report ranks SU in the top 10 universities in the West.

Address

900 Broadway
Seattle, WA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Large City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify