How to Apply

At this time, the program has paused approvals through the Change of Major process due to clinical availability.

Individuals may apply for the major of Diagnostic Ultrasound, Bachelor of Science (BS) degree as an incoming freshmen, SU change of major student (during either their freshman year or fall quarter of their sophomore year), or as junior-level transfer student from other colleges. Individuals who have already earned a bachelor's degree may apply for the Diagnostic Ultrasound Post-Baccalaureate degree or Post-Baccalaureate Certificate.

Application Requirements

  • Seattle University Transfer Application. All supplemental application materials are included in this application. 
  • $60 non-refundable application fee (waiver options available)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities where credit was earned or attempted
  • Applicants for whom English is not a native language are required to provide proof of English proficiency regardless of citizenship status. Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency at non-English Language Culture Bridge program level. More information is available here.

The application deadline is February 1 for fall quarter transfer admission

All application materials must be received by the deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Both applications request a list of coursework in progress, selection of Vascular, General or Cardiac track and essays describing your interest in Diagnostic Ultrasound and Seattle University. 

Your first step:

  • To Apply as an Incoming Freshman, contact SU Freshman Admissions
  • To Apply as an SU Freshman or Fall Quarter Sophomore Change of Major Student, contact pre-major advising. Internal transfers will be considered based on space availability in the program. At this time, the program has paused approvals through the Change of Major process due to clinical availability. 
  • To Apply as a Transfer Student or Post-Bac Student for the BS degree, Post-Bac degree, or Post-Bac Certificate, contact SU Transfer Admissions or 206-220-8040.

Applicants are encouraged to participate in volunteer or paid health care related activities that promote the development of communication and interpersonal skills and provide an opportunity to evaluate their own suitability to work with patients and the public. All majors are required to meet with program faculty prior to progressing to the third year. 

Transfer Prerequisite Coursework

  • MATH 1021 Precalculus Algebra (5 cr)
  • MATH 1022 Precalculus Trigonometry (2 cr)
  • CHEM 1500/1501 General Chemistry I with lab (5 cr) - Recommended for Fall 2024, Required for Fall 2025
  • PHYS 1050/1051 Mechanics (algebra-based) with lab (5 cr)
  • PHYS 1060/1061 Waves, Sound, Electricity, and Magnetism (algebra-based) with lab (5 cr)
  • BIOL 1610/1611  General Biology I with lab (5 cr) - Recommended for Fall 2024, Required for Fall 2025
  • BIOL 2200 Anatomy and Physiology I with lab (5 cr)
  • BIOL 2210 Anatomy and Physiology II with lab (5 cr)

All Math coursework must be completed within 10 years of application and all Science coursework must be completed within 5 years of application. Students admitted into the DIUS major in AY 2022-23 and thereafter must maintain a cumulative 2.75 GPA and a 3.0 GPA in pre-requisites and major courses.

Questions about Prerequisites or Transfer Application Process?

Visit the Transfer Equivalency Guide on the Transfer Tools site for more information on how your credits may transfer to SU. Some courses not listed on the Transfer Equivalency Guide may still transfer to SU. For courses not found on this tool, compare course descriptions with SU’s course catalog to determine equivalent courses at your college/university.

Visit How to Apply for more information about the application process and requirements or contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at or 206-220-8040.