Transfer Students

Why Transfer to Seattle University for an Accounting Major?

If you are thinking about starting a career in Accounting, Seattle University is a smart choice for your undergraduate education.

A large part of succeeding in the accounting industry is making professional connections early and gaining first-hand experience. Seattle University provides many resources to help accounting students make those connections and experiences. Here are some of the many resources the accounting department offers:

  • Networking events with firms such as Amazon and Microsoft
  • Mentoring program with experienced professionals
  • Accounting-related clubs such as Beta Alpha Psi
  • Communities for accounting students
  • Accounting-related scholarships
  • Free talks from Executives such as Howard Schultz of Starbucks

Seattle University’s accounting department also helps students plan their future. Many accounting students will pursue a Master’s in Accounting to complete the 225-credit requirement for the CPA Exam. Seattle University’s accounting students have the option to apply to our highly ranked Masters in Professional Accounting program without being required to take the GMAT or GRE. Seattle University’s accounting classes mirror the material covered by the CPA exam so our students feel more prepared to pass.

Alfie Scholars

The Alfie Scholars Program cultivates leaders for civility, provides financial support, and engenders academic excellence for underrepresented community college transfer students.

The Alfie Scholars Program offers a scholarship and special programing for underrepresented community college transfer students with the desire to become civility leaders who effect positive social change. In addition to the $30,000 scholarship, distributed over two years, the Alfie Scholars Program provides civility leadership training, intensive summer programing, and individual advising to help its scholars

  • form a deep familial bond with their cohort members and create meaningful relationships with the faculty, the staff, and the university community;
  • engage in personal growth, self-empowerment, and development of purpose as they begin to actualize the unique contributions they will make to society; and
  • learn to present their ideas effectively in professional contexts and strengthen their communication, leadership, and civility skills.

Visit the Alfie Scholars program for more information.

How to transfer to Seattle University

Applicants should apply to transfer to Seattle University.

Applicants can contact Albers Undergraduate Advising for any questions about the application process.

Information about transferable credits can be found on the Transfer Tools page. In general, the accounting department accepts credits from classes that are equivalent to our business statistics, business calculus, intro-level accounting and intro-level economics courses.