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5,000 - 9,999
Seattle University (SU) is a Jesuit Catholic university in the northwestern United States, located in the First Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington.
SU is the largest independent university in the Northwest US, with over 7,500 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools, and is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. In its "Best Colleges 2015" edition, U.S. News & World Report ranked Seattle University the 5th best Regional University in the West, a category for institutions that offer a full range of programs up to master's degree and some doctoral programs. In 2017 The Wall Street Journal ranked Seattle University the top private school in the Northwest and in the top 10 of private schools on the West Coast. Seattle University School of Law has the #1 legal writing program in the nation, a rank held for six consecutive years. In 2013, Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Seattle University #1 in the nation for macroeconomics.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2021 Best Colleges in America
#194 of 6828
2021 Best Colleges in Washington
#4 of 112
2021 Best Private Colleges in Washington
#2 of 69
Out of 25 majors categories at Seattle University, the 5 most popular are listed below.
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 University within four or six years.