Seattle University uses a holistic application review that gives primary consideration to course selection and performance. We seek to enroll students who, beyond meeting the University's eligibility requirements, demonstrate high academic achievement; moral character; evidence of integrity and personal maturity; significant commitment to citizenship through public service, school activities; community involvement and leadership, and who represent a broad diversity of cultural, racial, geographic, and socio-economic backgrounds.
While our review process has no minimum GPA or minimum test score necessary for admission consideration, the middle 50% of enrolled students for Fall 2016 fell within the following GPA and test score ranges:
Yes. The scores necessary for credit for each exam are outlined on the following pages:
Freshman applicants should apply by January 15 to receive priority consideration for admission, merit scholarships, and financial aid.
Either exam is acceptable; we have no preference for one over the other. We will consider the highest sub-scores, even if taken from exams on separate test dates.
SU does not require SAT subject tests.
No; only one application is needed listing your intended major on the application.
Running Start students should consult the Running Start admissions page.
Yes; you would apply as a non-matriculated applicant which is a non-degree seeking student.
No. In order to receive financial aid you need to be a matriculated student.
While international students do not qualify for federal financial aid, students are eligible for merit scholarship consideration.
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