Applying to Seattle

Acceptance Rate 85.00%
Yield 15.01%
SAT Score 1,225
ACT Score 28
Applicants 7,934

Applying To Seattle

For the academic year 2022-23, the acceptance rate is 85% at Seattle University where a total of 7,934 students applied and 6,744 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,225 and the average ACT score is 28. It requires five items to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to Seattle.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$55
Admission Informationwww.seattleu.edu/admission/undergraduate
Online Applicationwww.seattleu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/apply/
Acceptance Rate85.00%
Average Test Scores1,225 SAT / 28 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2022-2023, the acceptance rate is 85.00% where a total of 7,934 students (2,717 men and 5,217 women) have applied to Seattle and 6,744 (2,309 men and 4,434 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 393 male and 621 female students have enrolled into Seattle and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 15.01%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at Seattle
Acceptance Rate 85.00% 84.98% 84.99%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 15.01% 17.02% 14.01%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At Seattle, 240 applicants (24% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 103 applicants (11%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,225 and the average ACT score is 28 at Seattle. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,380 and 25th percentile score is 1,150. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 88 and the 25th percentile score is 70. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Seattle.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at Seattle
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580690
SAT Math570690
ACT Composite2430
ACT Math2328
ACT English2330
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Seattle University requires 5 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, TOEFL) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 3 item(s) (High School Rank, Admission Test Scores, Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)) are considered but not required to submit.
Application Requirements for Seattle
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Seattle University is Quarter. Seattle University accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits. Next table describes credits that Seattle University accepts.
Calendar SystemQuarter
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training