Admissions Requirements

Application Changes Through Fall 2022

Waiver of $55 application fee. 

Acceptance of unofficial transcript for initial admissions decision. Official transcripts are required before 2nd quarter registration.

Continued GRE- and GMAT-testing optional policy. Applicants can submit GRE or GMAT scores should they choose, but scores are not required for an admissions decision.

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Application Deadlines

Fall Quarter 2021: July 20, 2021


Complete Seattle University’s online Application, which includes the following elements:

  • $55 Application Fee*     
  • 2  College of Education Recommendation Forms
    • From professional supervisors and/or previous academic advisors or professors who can speak to the candidate's potential success in graduate school
  • College of Education Self-Evaluation Form
  • Resume
    • Outlining relevant work experience; typically requires at least one year of teaching at K-12 level

*Waived for SU alumni

Admission Requirements

  • Online Application
  • For MEd: bachelor's degree from an accredited institution 
  • For EdS:  master’s degree from an accredited institution 
  • Official Transcript(s)
    • Submit official transcripts either electronically or mail directly to Graduate Admissions
      • Seattle University
        Office of Graduate Admission
        901 12th Avenue
        P.O.Box 222000
        Seattle, WA 98122-1090
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Calculated from the last 90 quarter/60 semester of the bachelor's degree and any post-baccalaureate course work. 
    • Applicants with less than a 3.00 GPA and applications from non-graded bachelor's degree programs must submit GRE or MAT scores earned within the last 5 years by the application deadline.  

International Students

International students are invited to visit our admissions page for a list of requirements.

Please note: The Special Education master’s program is currently under consideration for suspension. We will continue to offer a Special Education endorsement. Please email with any questions.