Seattle Pacific University

Acceptance Rate 90.99 %
SAT Average 1,210
2023 Tuition & Fees $37,158
Student Population 3,443
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $31,997

Academic Overview

Seattle Pacific University Campus, Seattle, WA
Seattle Pacific University is a private (not-for-profit), four-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.
Seattle Pacific University is one of 5 colleges affiliated with Free Methodist.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $37,158 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $20,094.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,443 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 90.99% and the graduation rate is 66% 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.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, SPU's tuition & fees is $37,158. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $20,094.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at SPU. The acceptance rate of SPU is 90.99% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 15.01%. The average graduation rate is 66% and the transfer-out rate is 13%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $31,997 and 96% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,443 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 90.99 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Seattle Pacific University is 66 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Seattle Pacific University is 13 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Seattle Pacific University is 82 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Seattle Pacific University is 3,443
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 $31,997 at Seattle Pacific University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address3307 3rd Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119-1997
Online Applicationhttps://spu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/apply
Financial Aidhttps://spu.edu/student-financial-services
Net Price Calculatorhttps://spu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/scholarships-financial-aid/net-price-calculator
Veterans Tuitionhttps://spu.edu/student-financial-services/resources-for/veterans
Disability Servicehttps://spu.edu/administration/center-for-learning/disability-support-services

Offered Degrees

SPU offers 94 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
Doctorate (Research)70
1-2 Years Certificate10
2-4 Years Certificate10
Post-Bachelor's Certificate30
Post-Master's Certificate10

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: $6,054)

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