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

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 133 Up to $600
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000

*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

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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

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About Seattle University

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