The Seattle U Impact


Top 10 in the West

U.S. News & World Report: Best Colleges 2017 (regional)

#1 Private University in the Northwest

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, 2018 College Rankings

Top 20 Catholic Colleges in U.S.

College Factual 2017

78,000 Alumni

In all 50 states and 85 countries

Best Colleges U.S.

Princeton Review, Best 318 Colleges 2017

Best and Most Interesting Schools

HIGHER-POWERED ACADEMICS

(it’s a Jesuit thing — and awesome faculty)
TOP 25

BUSINESS PROGRAMS

Several Albers School of Business and Economics programs are in the Top 25 in the nation.

—U.S. News & World Report
TOP 15%

Science and Engineering

The College of Science and Engineering ranks #31 in the nation.

—U.S. News & World Report
TOP 5%

NURSING

SU program among tops in U.S.

—College Factual, 2017
4 in a row

TOP PRODUCER OF FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS

For the fourth consecutive year and seven of the past 10 years.

—Chronicle of Higher Education
#2

BEST UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING

SU is #2 in the West for the faculty's high-quality teaching.

—U.S. News & World Report: “Best Colleges 2017”
TOP 10%

SCHOOLS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

SU is one of the top schools in the nation for international students.

—College Factual, 2017

GREAT LOCATION

(more than majestic views and amazing outdoor fun)
#1

#1 BEST CITIES FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

based on job prospects, networking opportunities, median income and social outlook

—Forbes
#6

#6 BEST PLACES TO LIVE

for affordability, job prospects and quality of life.

—U.S. News & World Report
The Boeing Company
Amazon
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Expedia
Microsoft
PATH
Alaska Airlines
Swedish Medical Center
T-Mobile
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Russell Investments

Prominent Employers of SU Alums

Alaska Airlines, Amazon, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Boeing Company, Costco, Expedia, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Microsoft, PATH, Russell Investments, Swedish Medical Center and T-Mobile

Ingersoll Rand
Amazon
Seattle City Light
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Harborview Medical Center
The Boeing Company
McKinstry
Seattle Children's Hospital
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Swedish Medical Center

NOTABLE INTERNSHIPS FOR SU STUDENTS

Amazon, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Boeing Company, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Harborview Medical Center, Ingersoll Rand, McKinstry, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle City Light and Swedish Medical Center

STRONG CAREER OUTCOMES

(with purpose and meaning, too)

Placement Rate
(within 6 months of graduation — NACE)

92% Albers School of Business & Economics
93% College of Science & Engineering
86% College of Arts & Sciences
100% Matteo Ricci College (humanities)
*93% College of Nursing
*Six months from completion of National Council Licensure Examination, class of 2016

36% Higher

AVERAGE SALARY

The average salary of all graduates within 10 years of entering SU is 36% higher, or $20,000 more, than the national average (NACE).

#2

Highest-earning Graduates

In Washington state, #1 among non-trade—and #2 among all—colleges and universities.

—U.S. Dept. of Education
TOP 5%

HIGHEST PAID GRADUATES

SU graduates among highest earners in the nation for liberal arts and computer and information science.

—College Factual, 2017
MIND, BODY, SPIRIT

Mission

Seattle University is dedicated to educating the whole person, to professional formation, and to empowering leaders for a just and humane world.

3× NATL AVG

Service Learning

Four out of five students engage in service learning—a skill 81% of HR executives say makes a college grad more desirable.

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