Seattle University's 22nd president

Our Future Begins Now

Introducing Eduardo Peñalver President-Elect

Where Innovation Meets Humanity

Seattle U connects one of the world’s top cities for technology and innovation with the world’s most respected values-based education system and network. Great teaching and transformative learning empower you for career success. Accomplished faculty challenge you to think critically, discover your passion and embrace a life of purpose and service to others. We’re not here just to prepare you for a constantly changing world, we’re here to help you shape it for the better.

92.4%
92.4% of undergraduates receive financial aid.
97%
Success Rate

97% of SU graduates are employed, enrolled in a full-time graduate program or engaged in post-graduate service within 6 months of graduation.

SU Class of 2018 “First Destination Survey”

Top 5
Best city for recent college graduates

MarketWatch, 2018

Graphic from 2020 Virtual Grace Hopper Conference

Donor Support Opens Doors for Underrepresented Female Students in Tech

Since 2018, 10 female students enrolled in Seattle University’s Computer Science Program have received scholarships to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), an annual conference described as the world’s largest gathering of women technologists from around the world.

Seattle U and Rainier Scholars Partner on New Scholarship Program

University pledges full-need scholarships for underrepresented students of color.

WAC Announces Updated Basketball, Fall Sports Schedule Formats

The Western Athletic Conference Board of Directors approved updated schedule formats for men’s and women’s basketball and updated conference schedule formats for men’s and women’s soccer, women’s volleyball and men’s and women’s cross country to compete in the spring.

Top 50 Green Colleges

The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges: 2021 Edition ranked Seattle University #16 in the U.S. in its latest publication examining the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges.

LIFT SU Bolsters Seattle U’s Inclusive Excellence Action Plan for Racial Justice and Anti-Racist Education

Natasha Martin, JD, vice president for Diversity and Inclusion and associate professor of law, created and delivered the university’s latest action plan during the President’s Welcome, laying the framework for the university to continue advancing inclusive excellence and align antiracism to its strategic direction and purpose.

Wall Street Journal Ranks Seattle U Among Top 16 Percent of Universities in the Nation

Seattle University was ranked in the top 16 percent of universities nationally in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking 2021 and received high marks in the latest U.S. News rankings for academics and service learning.

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