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Written by Mike Thee

February 9, 2017

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SU earns high rankings for eco-friendly practices, quality of food and salaries of graduates

In recent months, Seattle University has garnered high rankings in the areas of sustainability, food service and salaries after graduation. Here's some news that we can all take pride in.

  • In the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s 2016 Sustainable Campus Index, Seattle University is ranked #6 nationally among master’s universities. The index recognizes top-performing colleges and universities overall and in 17 distinct aspects of sustainability, as measured by STARS. Seattle U is #48 in the Sierra Club’s Cool Schools 2016 ranking and for the seventh year in a row is highlighted in the Princeton Review’s Guide to 361 Green Colleges

  • In October, Seattle University’s food service was recognized as best in the state. The list was compiled by Spoon University using research done by Niche. They wrote, “What do foodies rave over the most at Seattle University? The healthy and organic options” and added that SU’s food service, operated by Bon Appétit, ranks #38 in the nation. 

  • Seattle University is ranked #2 in the state for salary after graduation. The list of top schools was published by Puget Sound Business Journal using data from an annual list released by the U.S. Department of Education.

Click here for a full list of SU's rankings and recognitions.

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