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Seattle Pacific, founded in 1891, is a private, church-affiliated, comprehensive university. It was founded in 1891, adopted coeducation in 1910, and gained university status in 1977. Its 35-acre campus is located in downtown Seattle.

Website: spu.edu

Private
Co-ed
2,710
Undergraduate
Students
(66.3%) 1,801 Women
(33.5%) 909 Men
812
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
91% of 4,387 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.52
SAT Math
510-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$64,575
Tuition and Fees
$47,244
Room and Board
$12,687
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Freshman Award
$40,870
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$29,782
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
199
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Seattle Population
634,535
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
55% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Falcon
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
14.1% Asian
5.5% Black/African-American
14.8% Hispanic/Latino
9.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.9% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
51.5% White
3.0% Unknown
International Students
6.0%
First-Year Students Returning
80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
52.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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