Seattle Pacific University

Acceptance Rate 91 %
SAT Average 1,085
Tuition & Fees $47,244
Student Population 3,601
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $28,757

Academic Overview

Seattle Pacific University Campus, Seattle, WA
Seattle Pacific University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Seattle, Washington. It is a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $47,244 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,601 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 91% and the graduation rate is 65% last year.
The salary after graduation from Seattle Pacific University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $54,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Seattle Pacific University are $47,244. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $31,896 on average.
Seattle Pacific University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at SPU. The acceptance rate of SPU is 91% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 16%. The average graduation rate is 65% and the transfer-out rate is 12%. The average received amount of financial aid is $28,757 and 95% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,601 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Seattle Pacific University is 91 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Seattle Pacific University is 65 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Seattle Pacific University is 12 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Seattle Pacific University is 80 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Seattle Pacific University is 3,601
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Seattle Pacific University is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $28,757 at Seattle Pacific University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

SPU offers 111 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate10
Two but less than four years certificate20
Bachelor's Degree690
Post Bachelor's Degree30
Master's Degree240
Post Master's Degree50
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship70

Special Learning Opportunities

Seattle Pacific University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,779)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,397)

Veterans Benefits

Seattle Pacific University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges