Seattle Pacific University

country rank  473
world rank  1397

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University Overview

Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Seattle (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Washington. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Seattle Pacific University (SPU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Seattle Pacific University (SPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 128 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SPU
Founded 1891
Motto Engaging the Culture, Changing the World
Colours Maroon and white

University Location

Address 3307 3rd Avenue W
Seattle (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
98119-1997 Washington
United States
T +1 (206) 281 2000
F +1 (206) 281 2115

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 3307 Third Avenue West
Seattle 98119-1997
+1 (206) 281 2021
800 366 3344

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist Free Methodist Church of North America - www.freemethodistchurch.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Seattle Pacific University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1933


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Christian College Consortium (CCC)
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Social Media

Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019