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Seattle Pacific University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

4,117 students

70% admitted

  • 3,345 full time
  • 772 part time
  • 1,084 men full time
  • 2,261 women full time
  • 4,783 applied
  • 3,362 admitted
  • 760 enrolled

3,129 Undergraduates

$31,701 tuition/year

  • 978 Graduates
  • 10 Non-Degree
  • $31,701 out of state
  • $366 fees
  • $9,492 room & board
  • $999 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Free Methodist
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Far West Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Quarter
School Colors: Maroon and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Josiah from Battle Ground, WA
  • 0
  • Seattle Pacific University is a great school. They have good food, great faculty, and kind fellow students. I believe my next three years here will be very good.…

  • Jan-17-2012 Read More
  • Elizabeth from Vancouver, WA
  • 0
  • SPU is a very welcoming and embracing community. Professors are always accommodating and will help you out in any way they can. The campus is in an absolutely beautiful location…

  • Mar-22-2012 Read More
  • Makayla from Seattle, WA
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  • seattle pacific university is a great college for any type of student. with the great variety in career options, as well as extra curricular activities, all are welcomed into the…

  • Jan-30-2012 Read More
  • Joanna
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  • seattle pacific university is a very small university. its a very friendly environment. it has really good food!…

  • Feb-01-2012 Read More
  • Julie from Seattle, WA
  • 0
  • professors really do take the extra step to get to know each of his/her students, making a more meaningful experience in education. fantastic campus and location. well maintained buildings.…

  • Feb-03-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

SPU seeks to be a premiere Christian university fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom and modeling grace-filled community.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Kyle from Bend, OR
  • Dec-28-2011 I am a current student here

    I have experienced living in a building of more than 500 students for two years. Living in the residence halls is a requirement for the first two years of attendance. This experience offers a wide range of experiences from new cultures, to new world views, to new religious backgrounds. I have learned a lot about others through this experience, and I have had a ton of fun doing it.

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  • 4
  • Mariah from Colorado Springs, CO
  • Dec-19-2011 I am a current student here

    I've made a lot of wonderful friends here, but I know of two people who had to leave after their first quarter because scholarships and work study did not pan out as promised, which is making it tough. the housing regulations can get a bit irritating at times, and can limit the ability to study and hang out with friends. Even so, the people are really great.

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  • 4
  • Porscha from Spokane Valley, WA
  • Dec-05-2011 I am a current student here

    I love SPU and the community. SPU love love loves community! There is something for everyone. I will forewarn that is a very Christian-centered environment. That being said, there is no pressure to follow that faith, but you should be comfortable with the majority of the student body being of Christian faith.

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  • 2
  • Amanda from Coeur D'Alene, ID
  • Nov-11-2011 I am a current student here

    The school is extremely expensive, and I must work to scrape by. Granted, I am not living on campus so I may be missing out on some of the fun.

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  • 5
  • from Salem, OR
  • Oct-04-2011 I am a current student here

    Everyone on my floor (Hill) is so nice. The whole school has a sense of community and family. I love it here!

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