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.

Seattle University is on a rolling admission process for transfer students, with the exception of Nursing and Diagnostic Ultrasound students. For you planning, generally Fall Quarter begins in mid- or late September, Winter Quarter begins in early January, Spring Quarter begins in late March or early April, and Summer Quarter begins in mid- or late June.

  • Fall Quarter priority deadline- March 1
    • Please note that Nursing and Diagnostic Ultrasound programs have earlier deadlines.
    • We will continue to accept transfer applications for most programs through August 15 and financial aid will continue to be awarded on a rolling basis.
  • Fall Quarter regular deadline - August 15
  • Fall Quarter Transfer Nursing (BSN) deadline - December 1 
    • The Fall 2019 Deadline is December 3, as December 1 is a Saturday.
  • Fall Quarter Transfer Diagnostic Ultrasound deadline - January 15
  • Winter Quarter deadline - November 1
  • Spring Quarter deadline - February 15
  • Summer Quarter deadline - May 15

Other important dates:

  • October 1: First day to file FAFSA if you plan to start college in the next year
  • January 15: FAFSA priority financial aid consideration for Fall Quarter.
  • February 15: Application deadline for Spring Quarter.
  • April: Financial aid packages for Fall Quarter available
  • July: Housing assignments begin for Fall Quarter

Confirmation Deadlines

A non-refundable confirmation deposit of $200 is required Fall quarter for all enrolling new undergraduates.  No deposit is required to confirm enrollment Winter, Spring or Summer quarter.

  • Fall Quarter: May 1st, or 30 days after receipt of your acceptance letter - whichever is later.
  • All Other Quarters: 30 days after receipt of your acceptance letter.