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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

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Learn more about our President-Elect in Video Q&A

Eduardo M. Peñalver is a dean and professor of law, a Rhodes Scholar and a huge fan of Seattle sports, especially the Seahawks and Mariners. Learn more fun facts like these about the president-elect in a video Q&A.

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Seattle U is #3 in the U.S. for Sustainability Among Master’s Institutions

Seattle University was once again recognized as a leading institution for advancing sustainability and environmental justice with the release of the 2020 Sustainable Campus Index by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

Vi Hilbert Hall Receives Innovator Award by Student Housing Business magazine

Vi Hilbert Hall was awarded the “Best Public-Private Partnership Development” at the Student Housing Business magazine’s 10th Annual Innovator Awards.

From 'First' Latino Law School Dean to 'First' Latino College President

NBC News coverage of Seattle University's President-Elect, Eduardo M. Peñalver.

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.

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.

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.

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