Seattle University
Seattle University is a private college that was founded in 1891 and is known as the largest independent institution in the Northwest United States. The university was once known as Immaculate Conception Parish School. The institution established a night school for women in 1931. Within the facilities, a law school debuted in 1993. The institution opened a fitness centre, an art centre, and a library in 2009. Through its eight colleges and schools, Seattle University now offers more than 120 undergraduate, graduate, and credential programmes.

Cost of attendance

Out-of-state students are not charged a different rate at Seattle University. The average annual tuition expense for UG students is 48,510 USD (36.90 lakhs INR) and 13,770 USD (10.47 lakhs).


Seattle University intends to provide inexpensive housing choices for international students, as well as themed communities. Currently, the institution offers four UG residential halls and five apartment housing options for PG and upper-class UG students. The cost of on-campus living ranges from $6,702 to $15,408 per year. Off-campus accommodation costs roughly 1000 to 1500 USD per month on average.

Acceptance rate

The university has a total of 7291 students enrolled. More than 850 foreign students from more than 60 countries attend Seattle University. With an acceptance rate of less than 80%, it is extremely competitive.


Seattle University values student involvement and recreation in addition to academic accomplishment. Graduate Student, Council Centre for Environmental Justice and Sustainability, and Office of Multicultural Affairs are all open to students. Sporting and athletic possibilities are also available at Seattle University. It has 20 sports clubs, with water polo and lacrosse being the most popular. Clubs often rehearse all year and travel on a regular basis throughout the academic year. The Lemieux library, which houses 300 citations comprising books, journals, papers, and other learning tools, is another key asset of the Seattle University campus.


Seattle University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. 

Jobs and Placement

The Albers Placement Center facilitates connections between students and the business world. They help with job search preparation, job and internship possibilities, employer resources, and professional development activities. Their mission is to help Albers School of Business and Economics students and alumni succeed in their career development and job placement efforts. Program & Project Management professionals are the top paid Seattle University MBA graduates, earning $97,000 (71,65,535.50 INR) a year. At $50,000, the lowest-paid Seattle University alumni and graduates are Marketing, Product, and Communications specialists (36,92,540 INR).

QS Ranking

#801 in QS World University Rankings, 2022

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