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Seattle Pacific University

Seattle, Washington


Seattle Pacific University

Private 4 Year

About Seattle Pacific University

Seattle Pacific University (SPU) is a private liberal arts university in Seattle, Washington, founded in 1891 in conjunction with the Oregon and Washington Conference of the Free Methodist Church as the Seattle Seminary. It became the Seattle Seminary and College in 1913, adopting the name Seattle Pacific College in 1915, and took its present moniker in 1977. Seattle Pacific University is a member of the Christian College Consortium.

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Located in Seattle, Washington.

3307 3rd Ave W, Seattle, WA, 98119-1997, King County

Seattle Pacific University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#215 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in Washington

#6 of 112

2024 Best Private Colleges in Washington

#3 of 69

Most Popular Majors

Out of 21 majors categories at Seattle Pacific University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Seattle Pacific University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni