Seattle University's largest college with 31 departments and programs, we offer:
We provide programs and advising for:
"Our quality liberal arts education allows you to not only master the tools and milieu of the 21st century, but to also lead the shaping of that environment from a position of creativity and critical thought, toward a greater good for all."
“Whatever undergraduate major they may choose, students who pursue their major within the context of a broad liberal education substantially increase their likelihood of achieving long-term professional success."
See, understand, and generate possibility both within and beyond yourself, your community, and our world.
College of Arts & Sciences academic programs involve you in:
Grounded in the Catholic-Jesuit intellectual tradition and respectful of its vision of the human person, we prepare you for:
"During your time as a College of Arts & Sciences student, there will be numerous opportunities for you to explore where you want to take your life. We – faculty, staff, alumni – are committed to helping you through your lifetime journey of professional formation and discernment."
"93% of employers agree that candidates’ demonstrated capacity to think critically, communicate clearly, and solve complex problems is more important than their undergraduate major."
What else do employers seek that you will build through your liberal arts education?
75%: more emphasis on ethical decision making
81%: more emphasis on critical thinking and analytic reasoning
89%: more emphasis on written and oral communication
Learn more about the value of a liberal arts education
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-funded initiative on family homelessness, which ended in August, is credited with raising awareness of the issue over the course of a decade.
Sep 9, 2020
SU Associate Professor and founder of music education organization Key to Change begins inaugural two-year term on September 15
Sep 4, 2020
Seattle University chosen to host the Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) for Scholars on Religious Freedom and Pluralism, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Aug 25, 2020
Curator, Dr. Jasmine Jamillah Mahmoud, Assistant Professor in Arts Leadership, talks about the origins of the exhibition, which closed August 2; final virtual events July 31 and August 1
Jul 27, 2020
Arts & Sciences/Humanities
Arts & Sciences/Humanities Graduates
Arts & Sciences Humanities
Our peer-reviewed online publication provides editorial apprenticeship through a credit-bearing program that trains students to share stewardship of the journal and learn vital online publishing skills.
Our annual literary magazine features the best literature and visual art of the Seattle U community. Copies are available in the English Department.
Seattle U’s student-run radio station is known for rich musical diversity. Great college radio with today's best music from every genre and the latest news and information about SU.
Seattle U's student newspaper since 1933. Issues hit the stands every Wednesday with news that is informed, engaging and reflective of the values of the SU community.
Seattle University's news network with RECord Monday Nights: News, Sports, and Entertainment.