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Seattle University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$48,495 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$35,865 tuition
$10,545 on campus room & board
$1,485 books and supplies
$600 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$48,495 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$35,865 tuition
$10,545 on campus room & board
$1,485 books and supplies
$600 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$14,575 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
96% of students receive aid
20% get federal aid ($6,406 avg)
7% get state aid ($8,179 avg)
94% get institn'l aid ($14,575 avg)
61% get loans ($7,295 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.76% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.76% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $16,270 96%
Federal Grant Aid $6,406 20%
Pell Grants $4,247 19%
Other Federal Grants $5,610 9%
Institution Grant Aid $14,575 94%
State Grant Aid $8,179 7%
Student Loans $7,295 61%
Federal Loans $5,986 60%
Other Loans $18,662 4%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Seattle University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
900 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122-4340
(206) 296-6000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $797
Out of State $797


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Natasha from Burien, WA
  • Nov-01-2013 I am a current student here

    Its very pricey but you pay for the prestige of the school and the one on one time that the professors provide.

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  • 4
  • College Freshman from HI
  • Oct-21-2013 I am a current student here

    This school may be a Private Institution, but it is purely amazing. Located at the heart of Republic City and with the wonderful atmosphere around it it is very hard not to instantly love this place. You will be able to enjoy all four seasons of the year and find the school does very well to help you celebrate it. The academics are of sole importance because that's what everyone goes to college for, right? Well, Seattle University has a strong connection to all of its Alumnis and upon graduation the school will do its absolute best to help you secure a job and be well on your way.

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  • 4
  • Chase from Port Angeles, WA
  • May-25-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    not going to lie, it is really expensive and a bit overpriced, but it does match the price you pay with the level of education you want...just barely.

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