• Orientation for New Students

    New students, families, and guests, welcome to the SPU community! Take advantage of these events and programs designed to inform and encourage you before classes begin on September 24. 

A “best national university”

U.S. News & World Report



Engaging the Culture, Changing the World

Two students stand at the top of a ridge

Adventure Awaits!

At Seattle Pacific, your college experience extends beyond the classroom onto lakes, trails, and mountains. Watch the video.

Kelsey Lucido

Faith at Seattle Pacific

Learn how students are encouraged to explore Christian faith, and how professors encourage questions and discussion.

Pierce Salave'a

First in Their Families

In six short videos, first generation students and graduates tell their stories.

SPU rebrand

The New Look Is Here

Seattle Pacific announces a new brand expression. Find out how it illustrates our Seattle advantage, Christian faith, and academic rigor.

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  • Come Visit SPU!

    Discover what SPU has to offer — visit classes, tour campus, meet students and faculty, learn about financial aid, and more.

  • Marriage and Family Therapy students

    MS in Marriage and Family Therapy

    Become a skilled professional, integrating biological, psychological, social, and spiritual resources for holistic clinical care.

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    Majors and minors

    Choose from 69 majors and 55 minors. Find the program that helps you reach your goals and make a difference in the world.

  • Student studying in Weter Lounge

    File your FAFSA now

    To receive your best possible financial aid offer, submit your FAFSA for the 2018–19 academic year as soon as possible.


  • A Progressive Constitution?

    In honor of Constitution Day on September 17, Professor Emeritus of History Bill Woodward continues his examination of four transformative amendments during the Progressive Era.

  • A “Best National University”

    For the third in a row, Seattle Pacific is the only private university in the Pacific Northwest to make the U.S. News & World Report's Best National Universities list.

  • Meet First Generation College Students and Graduates

    In these short videos, six students, alumni, and faculty share their journeys of being the first members of the family to attend college. 

  • Q&A With an Engineering Student

    Student Courtney Shaw talks about her experience studying mechanical engineering at SPU and her internship opportunities.

  • How We Talk

    What are "discourse markers" in conversation? Is texting a "new language"? Professor Emeritus of Languages and Linguistics Kathryn Bartholomew explains in an interview with local NPR station KUOW.

  • Record Number of Fulbright Scholars

    A record number of Seattle Pacific University students and alumni received Fulbright awards to study abroad this year.

  • Social Justice and Cultural Studies Major

    In this major, students will study culture, representation, and power in order to analyze social formations — such as gender, race, class, sexuality — and explore forms of protest, resistance, and social change. The approach to this field will be informed by Christian theologies of social justice.

  • STEM and Social Sciences

    Learn about our programs in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, engineering and computer science, mathematics, physics, family and consumer sciences, and sociology.

  • Take a 360 Video Tour of SPU

    Step inside some of our favorite places on campus — and explore the action from every angle.

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