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Seattle Pacific University has a moderate acceptance rate of 72% with an enrollment of 30 or less students in each class. The University comprises one college, College of Arts and Science, and five schools.
Admissions are offered in 69 major and 55 minor subjects for undergraduate degree program, 31 master's degree program and 5 doctoral programs.
|Application portal||Common App - Undergraduate|
University Portal - Graduate
|Application fee||$50 - Undergraduate|
$50 or $70 - Graduate (varies with program)
|Average SAT Score||1154|
|Average ACT Score||23-28|
|Total Expenditure (per year)||$ 61,933|
|Total Expenditure for Clinical Psychology Program (nine months)||$47,620|
|Total Expenditure for other Programs (nine months)||$36,019|
Following are the deadlines for admissions in undergraduate and graduate programs at SPU for the year 2019-20
|For First Year Admissions|
|Autumn Quarter||November 1 (Early Action)|
January 15 (Regular Decision)
|Spring Quarter||February 1|
|For Transfer Students|
|Autumn Quarter||April 1 (Early Action)|
July 1 (Regular Decision)
|Post-Baccalaureate Nursing Application||January 15|
|Winter Quarter||November 15|
|Spring Quarter||February 1|
|Summer Quarter||April 1|
|For Masters and Doctoral Programs||Varies according to programs|
Seattle Pacific University has diverse composition in terms of its students and has representation from 43 countries. Most of the requirements for International students are similar to domestic students. However, submission of SAT or ACT scores is optional for international students.
For graduate programs, university has extensive selection criteria varying with different courses.
Seattle Pacific University requires minimum English proficiency from *non-native english speakers. Here is the list of accepted exams along with their required scores.
|IELTS||6.5 overall band score|
|EIKEN (for native Japanese speakers)||Pre-level 1|
* An International Student is considered a native english speaker by SPU if his/her both primary and secondary education took place in Australia, Canada (other than Quebec), Great Britain, Ireland, New Zealand, or the U.S. (other than Puerto Rico).
The basic requirement for admissions in all undergraduate programs is the same. A recommendation letter and interview is optional but increases the chances of being shortlisted.
Apply at: Undergraduate Portal
Application Fee: $50
Seattle Pacific University currently offers 31 master’s degree program, each with its unique set of requirements and deadlines.
|Course||Application Portal||Deadline||Application Fee||Academic Requirement||Minimum English Proficiency Requirement|
|M.B.A||Graduate Portal||Autumn: June 1|
Winter: September 1
Spring: December 1
|50 USD||Resume, official transcripts,|
*GMAT Score above 500 and personal statement
|TOEFL (pBT): 577|
TOEFL (cBT): 233
TOEFL (iBT): 90
|Nursing Programs||NursingCAS||Autumn: January 2019||70 USD||Bachelors or Masters in Nursing Degree,|
12 months experience as RN by September,
1st cumulative GPA of 3.0, Washington state RN license
|TOEFL (pBT): 600|
TOEFL (cBT): 250
TOEFL (iBT): 100
|School of Education||Graduate Portal||Early decision: November 15 Regular admission: February 1||50 USD||Official transcript, personal statement,|
minimum GRE score of 148 in Verbal and 147 in Quantitative Minimum,
MAT score of 400, passing WEST-B score, passing State Endorsement Test Moral and Professional Character Policy Form
|Master’s level TOEFL ((pBT)): 550|
TOEFL (cBT): 213
TOEFL (iBT): 79
*Not required for applicants having a cumulative GPA of 3.7; a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or above and five years of post-baccalaureate professional work experience (or three years managerial experience); or, a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and at least 10 years of post-baccalaureate professional work experience
Seattle Pacific University also known as SPU is known for its diversity. The acceptance rate of university is decreasing every year from 91% in 2017 to 72% in 2018 indicating increased level of selectivity by admission committee.
An early application will increase the chances of admission. Students should contact SPU’s International Admission Counselor before applying to get clear information on country specific requirements.