Living in Seattle

Cutting-Edge Tech City in the Pacific Northwest, savor living in a global, future-focused and progressive city with world-renowned food and coffee. But that’s not all. Grab your gear: Mountains, beaches and forests are waiting!

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Living in a Thriving Tech Hub with Global Influence 

Seattle is a forward-looking city, and technology plays a big part in that. Seattle is home to some of the world’s largest tech employers in specialties focused on everything from computers and real estate to health care. It’s been named a Tier 1 city for technology talent—unsurpassed by San Francisco or New York City.

No matter what you study, you can use it to make a difference in powerhouse companies with global impact.

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Nature That Wows 

In Seattle, an outdoor adventure is always nearby. Whale watching, skiing, hiking—it’s all here. Experiencing the wonder of our natural world is part of our Jesuit values, and living in Seattle makes it easy! 

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Arts & Culture for Everyone 

Seattle is filled with the arts—from groundbreaking modern art to culturally significant celebrations. With global influences and dynamic energy, Seattle is a great place for art, music and culture! 

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World-Class Sports 

As a major U.S. city, Seattle has sports lovers covered. You can watch all kinds of professional sports—from football, hockey and baseball to soccer and basketball--in a fun, diverse environment. 

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Food & Coffee Heaven 

In Seattle, we take our food and coffee seriously—from both a taste and ethics standpoint. Experience the best of everything and be the first to try what’s next. 

hear from our alumni

student testimonial

Caley Polkinghorn

“I came to Seattle U because... I know how many opportunities are in Seattle. I also really like that it’s a smaller Jesuit school so I get to know my professors better here.” 


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Travel to Seattle

As a major U.S. city, you’ll find lots of convenient ways to get here, from plane to bus to train. 

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Schedule Tour

Experience the city of Seattle and explore campus. 

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Virtual Visit

Want a peek at just how close SU is to downtown? Take our virtual tour and see yourself in Seattle.