Application deadlines

Getting to know you takes some time. We give every application thorough, individual attention. Applying early also helps ensure that you don’t miss any scholarship or other financial aid deadlines. To make sure that your application gets all the time and attention it deserves, before space fills up, be sure to meet the following application deadlines.

Fall Quarter

Freshman admission, Early Action: November 15
Freshman, Regular Decision: January 15
Transfer (except Nursing and Diagnostic Ultrasound): March 1 priority deadline; August 15 regular deadline.*
Transfer Nursing: December 1
Transfer Diagnostic Ultrasound: January 16
Readmits (except Nursing and Diagnostic Ultrasound): August 1


Winter Quarter

Freshman: November 1
Transfer/Post-Baccalaureate: November 1*
Readmit: November 1

Spring Quarter

Freshman: February 15
Transfer: February 15*
Readmit: January 1

Summer Quarter

Freshman: May 15
Transfer: May 15*
Readmit: May 1

*International applicants do not have a separate deadline; they should submit documents according to whether they are applying for freshman or transfer admission. International transfer students are encouraged to apply earlier to ensure adequate time for immigration and visa processing.

Confirmation Deposit Deadlines

First-year students admitted and planning to attend Seattle University in fall quarter must have paid their confirmation deposit in one of the following three ways no later than May 1.

  • On-line no later than end of day (before midnight) on May 1, or
  • By mail with a postmark date on the envelope no later than May 1, or
  • By payment in person on campus at the Admissions Office no later than May 1 during our regular business hours.