Seattle University

Nursing Programs

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.   

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 92.7%
Average number of students tested annually: 136
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Seattle University as reported by Washington state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 141 92.91 92.83
2011 133 93.2 90.32
2010 132 92 89.66
2009 134 94 90.11
2008 217 90 88.28
2007 103 89.3 87.91
2006 103 93 91.59
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State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate : -
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
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Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
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Program accreditations: CCNE

Doctoral programs offered at this school:

DNP

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
04/01/1935 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
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

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%

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

$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

84%

Recipients

$20,876

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

18%

Recipients

$4,497

Average Amount

Pell grants

50%

Recipients

$7,246

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

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%

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Seattle University
900 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 296-6000
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