Seattle Pacific University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Seattle, WA

$45,078

Avg tuition

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About Seattle Pacific University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Free Methodist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Seattle Pacific University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Seattle, Washington. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,529, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 91%. The university offers 69 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 68%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $45,078.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

91% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1020-1250

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-26

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students Enrolled

10%

Online Student Enrollment

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

51%

Hispanic

12%

Asian

12%

Two or more races

8%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Black

5%

Unknown

4%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Female student population

68%

Socio-economic diversity

39% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

39%

State Grant Aid

25%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

39%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $6,509
State Grant Aid $10,114
Institution Grant Aid $25,259
Pell Grant Aid $4,443

Financial Outlook

$41k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.