Seattle University's 22nd president

Our Future Begins Now Join us as we announce our next President. Thursday, October 22nd at 10:00 a.m.

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

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Seattle U and Rainier Scholars Partner on New Scholarship Program

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

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Seattle U Again a Top 20 Sierra “Cool School”

Seattle University continued its run of top rankings for sustainability by once again being named a Sierra Cool School for 2020. It earned a spot in Sierra magazine’s Top 20.

Presidential Search

A national search for the 22nd president of Seattle University is underway.

Notes from a Tour of the Center for Science and Innovation

Michael Quinn, PhD, dean of the College of Science and Engineering, offers his account of a recent tour of the new building under construction, which is scheduled to open next fall.

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.

Seattle U Professor Appointed to Washington State Arts Commission

Jasmine Mahmoud, PhD, assistant professor of Performing Arts & Arts Leadership in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been appointed a Washington State Arts Commissioner by Gov. Jay Inslee.

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