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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

Eduardo Peñalver on campus on the lower mall

A Q&A with Eduardo Peñalver

Our new president, who began his tenure July 1, shares some thoughts as he settles into his role leading Seattle University into the future.

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$302 Million Raised in Seattle University’s The Campaign for the Uncommon Good

Sinegal Center for Science & Innovation, 211 new scholarships, 173 new endowments and 10,000 alumni meet engagement challenge, all made possible through the campaign.

Seattle U Civil Engineering Students Continue Their Winning Ways

A student project to use leftover cross laminated timber to build houses for the homeless earned one of eight $10,000 awards from the 2021 NCEES Engineering Awards in June.

Seattle U Earns Five NACMA "Best Of" Awards

Seattle University was recognized at the 2021 National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) "Best Of" Awards, earning five awards including two gold, two silver and a bronze.

Computer Science Team Wins First Place Student IT Architecture Competition

Seattle University computer science students Ana Carolina De Souza Mendes,’21, and Carrie Schaden,’21, won first place for their Nudge Bud app at the 2021 IASA Global (An Association for All IT Architects) Student IT Architecture Competition (SITAC).

Boost for Undergraduate Research

Junior Shefali Menezes is first recipient of new Peter L. and Patricia A. Lee Fellowship for Excellence in Student Research.

Summer Course Students to Benefit from Partnership with Seattle Sports Organizations

When Seattle U’s new MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management program debuts this summer, second-year graduate students who take the Women in Sport Leadership course will be the first to experience a redesigned curriculum and format that takes advantage of a recent sport industry partnership.

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