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 Seattle University

Seattle University - Seattle, WA

900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

General information:(206)296-6000
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting:City: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:7,755(4,631 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:13 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Navy, Air Force)
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation
30
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $29,340 $30,825 $32,700 -6%
Out-of-state $29,340 $30,825 $32,700 -6%
Books and supplies $1,440 $1,440 $1,440 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $8,805 $9,315 $9,855 -5%
Other $3,913 $3,882 $3,858 1%
Off Campus
Room and board $8,805 $9,315 $9,855 -6%
Other $3,913 $3,882 $3,858 1%
Off Campus with Family
Other $2,736 $2,736 $2,736 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $43,498 $45,462 $47,853 -4%
Off Campus $43,498 $45,462 $47,853 -4%
Off Campus with Family $33,516 $35,001 $36,876 -3%
Out-of-state
On Campus $43,498 $45,462 $47,853 -4%
Off Campus $43,498 $45,462 $47,853 -4%
Off Campus with Family $33,516 $35,001 $36,876 -3%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $32,400
In-state fees $300
Out-of-state tuition $32,400
Out-of-state fees $300
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $17,793
In-state fee $300
Out-of-state tuition $17,793
Out-of-state fees $300
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 1,023 99% --
Grant or scholarship aid 1,014 98% $15,898,368 $15,679
Federal grants 269 26% $1,579,082 $5,870
Pell grants 252 24% $1,017,085 $4,036
Other federal grants 240 23% $561,997 $2,342
State/local government grant or scholarships 88 8% $572,089 $6,501
Institutional grants or scholarships 1,011 97% $13,747,197 $13,598
Student loan aid 716 69% $5,022,611 $7,015
Federal student loans 712 69% $4,347,975 $6,107
Other student loans 51 5% $674,636 $13,228
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 3,853 83% $57,799,418 $15,001
Pell grants 1,081 23% $4,267,878 $3,948
Federal student loans 2,850 62% $28,327,793 $9,940

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 7,755
Undergraduate enrollment 4,631
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 455
Graduate enrollment 3,124
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$50

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$55

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 6,320 2,331 3,989
Percent admitted 71% 70% 71%
Percent admitted who enrolled 70% 13% 14%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 746 86%
ACT 359 41%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 520 630
SAT Math 530 630
SAT Writing 530 630
ACT Composite 24 28
ACT English 24 30
ACT Math 23 28
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 65 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AAAMenWomen
All Track Combined 7778
Baseball 35-
Basketball 1615
Golf 158
Soccer 3131
Softball -20
Swimming 2020
Tennis 1212
Volleyball -13

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities04/01/1935 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology

02/01/2010 Accredited
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education

Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses

06/21/2012 Accredited
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education

Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses

01/28/2010 - 06/21/2012Pre-Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Law (LAW) - Professional schools

01/01/1994 Accredited
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology

07/01/1993 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

09/28/2002 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

09/28/2002 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1965 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations00 0
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 000
Liquor law violations 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 001
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 001
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 513
Motor vehicle theft 326
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 001
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 101
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

• This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database.

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page.

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Post-master's certificate Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Doctor's degree - professional practice Postbaccalaureate certificate
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
Asian Studies/Civilization1-----
Women's Studies1-----
Category total5-----
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biochemistry5-----
Biology/Biological Sciences, General1-----
Category total47-----
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting2230--0
Business Administration and Management, General32534--10
Business/Commerce, General11-----
Business/Managerial Economics2-----
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce4-----
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other-0----
Finance, General17270---
International Business/Trade/Commerce16----
Marketing/Marketing Management, General13-----
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management-16----
Category total3273254--10
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Journalism13-----
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication2-----
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1-----
Category total51-----
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science6-----
Category total6-----
Education Colleges
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching-11----
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services-6----
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-280---
Curriculum and Instruction-110---
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-1149--
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration-31----
Special Education and Teaching, General-41---
Superintendency and Educational System Administration---0--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth-7----
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels-92----
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-231---
Category total-22469--
Engineering Colleges
Civil Engineering, General22-----
Computer Software Engineering-13----
Electrical and Electronics Engineering16-----
Mechanical Engineering21-----
Category total5913----
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
Creative Writing0-----
English Language and Literature, General3-----
Category total65-----
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
French Language and Literature2-----
Spanish Language and Literature8-----
Category total18-----
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist3-----
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician17-----
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing-300---
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing-8----
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other0----6
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing-5----
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing-7----
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse136-----
Category total156500--6
History Colleges
History, General1-----
Category total23-----
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies113---2
Criminalistics and Criminal Science0-----
Forensic Science and Technology0-----
Category total4413---2
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Law----315-
Category total----315-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Humanities/Humanistic Studies39-----
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1-----
Category total61-----
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General3-----
Category total8-----
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
International/Global Studies3-----
Systems Science and Theory-32----
Category total3432----
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Science2-----
Environmental Studies1-----
Category total13-----
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Kinesiology and Exercise Science10-----
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-37----
Category total1037----
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy3-----
Religion/Religious Studies0-----
Category total16-----
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General0-----
Physical Sciences0-----
Physics, General0-----
Category total28-----
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General219----
School Psychology-012---
Category total631912---
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Administration146----
Social Work0-----
Category total3246----
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology1-----
Economics, General1-----
Political Science and Government, General2-----
Sociology1-----
Category total95-----
Theology and Religious Vocations Colleges
Divinity/Ministry-18----
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other-0---0
Pastoral Studies/Counseling-210--18
Theology/Theological Studies-125---
Category total-515--18
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation0-----
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General1-----
Film/Cinema/Video Studies1-----
Fine and Studio Arts Management-27----
Fine/Studio Arts, General0-----
Music, General1-----
Photography0-----
Visual and Performing Arts, General4-----
Category total4827----
Grand total8783727931536