Seattle University

Seattle, WA 98122

Seattle University is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in Seattle, Washington. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 8141 and 5994 students were accepted.

Seattle University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $40,500 and fees $765. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $40,500 and $765 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate87%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN

    The Seattle University School of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science Degree for students seeking to be employed in a range of healthcare facilities. The program prepares students for National Council of Licensure licensing examination for Registered Nurses.

    Students are accepted as freshman students and are not required to reapply for admission to the nursing program as long as they are able to maintain a 2.75 GPA for all courses and a 3.0 for program prerequisite courses.

    Seattle University offers a large clinical laboratory with high tech simulation capabilities to enable students to get hands on experience and to acquire confidence before coming into contact with real patients.

    Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to apply  to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination to become a licensed Registered Nurse.

    Admission Requirements:

    • High School Transcripts or GED Equivalency Certificate
    • College Transcripts (if applicable)    
    • A minimum of a 2.0 GPA for all college level coursework
    • Pre-requisite General education and science courses

    Successful applicants to the program will be required to submit documents for immunization series, current CPR certification for health care providers, criminal background check, and proof of having acquired personal liability insurance.   

  2. Accelerated MSN
  3. MSN
  4. DNP

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 150
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 0
Pre-Nursing Studies Bachelor's degree 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 11
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 9
Clinical Nurse Leader Master's degree 0
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery Master's degree 1
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 33
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 2
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery Post-master's certificate 0
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 1
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Seattle University

Seattle Pacific University
3.37 miles away
Northwest University
6.81 miles away
Pacific Lutheran University
32.62 miles away
Saint Martin's University
45.53 miles away
Heritage University
124.44 miles away
Concordia University-Portland
141.79 miles away
University of Portland
142.06 miles away
Linfield College-School of Nursing
144.63 miles away
George Fox University
162.19 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
04/01/1935 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
06/21/2012 - Current
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
01/28/2010 - 06/21/2012
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/28/2002 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
09/28/2002 - Current

Admissions

74%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading540 to 640
SAT: Math530 to 650
SAT: Writing530 to 630
ACT Composite25 to 30
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$35,627

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$25,958
30k to 48k$26,422
48k to 75k$30,783
75k to 110k$32,995
Over 110k$37,298
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

84%

Recipients

$20,876

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

18%

Recipients

$4,497

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

50%

Recipients

$7,246

Average Amount

Student Population

4,657

Undergrads

2,830

Graduates

4,596

Women

2,891

Men

79%

Full-time

21%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
48%
Asian
15%
Hispanic
10%
Non-resident alien
10%
Two or more races
7%
Race/ethnicity unknown
6%
Black/African American
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing
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