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Seattle Pacific University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
3,129
Total Undergrads
Including 119 Part-time
726
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 1 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

68% Women
32% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division II (without football)

Great Northwest Athletic Conference

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

5
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $71,463)
7
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $66,595)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 60 83 - -
Basketball 15 14 - Yes
Gymnastics - 24 - -
Rowing 11 23 - -
Soccer 26 23 - Yes
Volleyball - 15 - Yes
Badminton - - - Yes
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - - Yes
Field Hockey - - - Yes
Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Softball - - - Yes
Table Tennis - - - Yes
Track and Field, X-Country - - - Yes
Weight Lifting - - - Yes

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 7.4%
Black/non-Hispanic 2.8%
Hispanic 4.3%
Non-resident alien 1.8%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 4.3%
Two or more races 5.1%
White/non-Hispanic 73.6%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
Other
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 17
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Makayla from Seattle, WA
  • 5
  • i absolutely love my floor. there is a great sense of community in all the dorms and it is a great way to meet new people and build healthy relationships.…

  • Jan-30-2012 Read More
  • Joanna
  • 4
  • dorm life is fun. not for everybody however, but for some its great!…

  • Feb-01-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Kathy from Seattle
  • Sep-11-2014 I am a current student here

    The dining hall is getting better, but it still isn't the best. However, there are lots of other great places to eat on campus as well as many great places to eat out in Fremont and Queen Anne, both which are just a short walk/bus ride from campuss

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  • 4
  • Terrell from Seattle, WA
  • May-31-2014 I am a current student here

    There are plenty of places to grab a bite, there is a subway on campus, a cafeteria, and a main dining area. The school is also located near surrounding restaurants in the Fremont area.

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  • 5
  • Skye
  • Feb-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Gwinn Commons is an incredible dinning hall. Having tasted others, I can definitely appreciate all the options our dinning hall offers. On any given night you can get a wide variety of types of food from Chinese to classic American, or if you don't see what you like the salad/cereal bar never fails to satisfy.

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  • 4
  • aStudentWhoKnows
  • Jan-23-2014 I am a current student here

    The food service here is great with a very up to date dining hall (Quinn Commons). There is also an on campus coffee shop, Subway, and convenience store.

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  • 4
  • Ashlee from Hood River, OR
  • Jan-21-2014 I am a current student here

    The dining hall is convenient. The chiefs really try to accomodate for special dietary needs. They have gluten-free and vegetarian options for every meal. They also have typical dishes that you can count on being served every meal. They also got a brand new espresso machine this year! Also, there are many other eateries on campus that take points that come with each meal plan.

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  • 3
  • Jenessa from Renton, WA
  • Jan-13-2014 I am a current student here

    The food at Gwinn (the on-campus dining) isn't the best, but there is a Subway on campus as well as an Einstein Bros Bagels. There are also lots of coffee shops on campus and the food in Seattle is AMAZING. From some of the best coffee in America to delicious thai food and sushi (Phoket is amazing), you'll never be short of good food!

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  • 5
  • Aerielle from SPU
  • Nov-08-2013 I am a current student here

    I never felt that I am away from home. Food prepared and served are like home and fine dinning, and a relaxing atmosphere bistro.

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  • 5
  • Morgan from Grants Pass, OR
  • Oct-25-2013 I am a current student here

    The food here is really really good. It's organic, fresh, and healthy and it tastes oh so good! There's always a variety of foods available to choose from, and there's always a salad bar open and you can eat cereal for dinner and lunch! The cafeteria staff are also very helpful and friendly and will help you with everything! Personally, my favorite food here is the many types of pizza, and their sweet potato fries. Yum!

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  • 4
  • Chaeweon
  • Oct-22-2013 I am a current student here

    I have to say the food is really good compared to other places...some days I wish they had something more but it's pretty decent food. I haven't gotten sick of it but we'll see...

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Skye
  • Feb-21-2014 I am a current student here

    There is no greek at SPU. The floors on each hall mimic the awesome parts of greek life such as sister hood/ brother hood, initiations, formals, roomies dates, etc without the hazing, rushing, or emotional/social standards one feels they need to live up to in order to be selected.

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