Fund Your Future

Invest in your success with an education at Seattle University. Grounded in the Jesuit tradition, we dedicate ourselves to the academic excellence of our students and foster the drive to effect change in local, national and global communities. In our commitment to that mission, we strive to make your education affordable and accessible.

Helping you navigate your financial opportunities

While the steps can seem daunting, our Student Financial Services and Financial Aid website contains the information you need on bills and payment, scholarships, completing your FAFSA and more. Whether you are an undergraduate, graduate, transfer or international student, we work with all students to determine the financial opportunities available.

Beyond Loans

There are many ways to fund your future. In addition to applying for Financial Aid using the FAFSA, you may also choose to apply for additional student loans, take part in work study or institutional employment, or apply for scholarships available through your department.

How Many Students Receive Financial Aid from Seattle U?

Of Undergraduate Students

Over 92% of Seattle U undergraduates receive financial aid.

Of Graduate Students

Over 68% of Seattle U graduate students receive financial aid.

Have you filled out your FAFSA or WASFA for next year?

Applications open on October 1st for the following academic year and can be completed on the FAFSA website or WASFA Website.

School Code: 003790

Seattle U's Priority Deadline for FAFSA:
February 1st

Biden-Harris Administration’s Student Debt Relief Plan Announcement

Federal Student Aid and the Biden-Harris Administration have announced loan forgiveness plans of up to $20,000 for prior Pell-Grant recipients and up to $10,000 for all other loan borrowers. To be eligible borrower’s annual income must be below $125,000 (individuals) and $250,000 (married couples/head of households). If the U.S. Department of Education doesn’t have your income data – or if you don’t know if the U.S. Department of Education has your income data, the Administration will launch a simple application in the coming weeks. Borrowers can view their loan balances and check their Pell Grant status by logging into their Federal Student Aid account online at

Update Links

To access the Federal Student Aid website you can visit

Please visit the Federal Debt Relief Announcement for the most up-to-date information.

If you would like to be notified by the U.S. Department of Education when the application is open, please sign up at the Department of Education subscription page.