• Meet the Class of 2018

    Get to know some of our amazing new graduates, learn about the class gift in memory of Tristan Kern, and check out the final research projects of seniors in the honors program.

A “best national university”

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Engaging the Culture, Changing the World

SPU virtual reality tour

Take a 360 Video Tour

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

Darian Burns

Meet a Gold Medal Gymnast

Urban studies major and SPU Athlete of the Year Darian Burns describes her philosophy. “You work for it. You persevere through the fear, fatigue, and discomfort.”

Natural Theology

Nature, God, and the Bible

A professor and an alumna discuss the ways nature intersects with faith and Christian practices.


Young Leaders Wanted

Learn how students are stepping out in faith after participating in “Immerse,” a new School of Theology program for students in grades 9-11.

Take Note

  • Summer Socials

    Summer visit days

    Visit SPU this summer! Tour campus, learn about financial aid, and meet current students, staff, and professors. We'll even throw in a light lunch!

  • School of Theology

    Seminary degrees for the 21st century

    Join a fellowship of learning, discipleship, and mission at Seattle Pacific Seminary. Choose from six MA degrees, an MDiv, and dual degrees.

  • asd

    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.


  • Transfer Open House June 18

    If you’ve completed college coursework after high school, plan to attend this afternoon event on Monday, June 18. 

  • Ivy Cutting Featured in Seattle Times

    Seattle Times photographer Alan Berner covered Seattle Pacific’s Ivy Cutting on June 8, and a gallery of some of his photos are online. Begun as an "Ivy Planting" ceremony in 1922, this long-honored tradition involves graduating seniors dressed in caps and gowns circling a rope of ivy, surrounded by family, friends, faculty, and staff.

  • Record Number of Fulbright Scholars

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

  • New Leadership Studies Minor

    The Leadership Studies minor offers students a holistic view of leadership within various disciplines. Students will explore foundational theories and models, consider personal development, hone tangible skills, and deepen understanding of vocation as a leader for the common good.

  • Faculty Op-Ed in Chronicle of Higher Education

    An op-ed by sociology professors Karen Snedker and Jennifer McKinney titled "Hosting a Homeless Encampment Changed Our University" looks at the homelessness issue in Seattle, how sanctioned tent cities work, and the impact of Tent City 3 on Seattle Pacific.

  • Ishihara Named New Chaplain

    After a nationwide search, Rev. Lisa Ishihara was selected to become the University chaplain for Seattle Pacific beginning August 1.

  • The Role of Technology in Education

    In the MEd in Digital Education Leadership program, you’ll explore research theories, discover new digital resources, and develop best practice strategies for using technology as an effective and revolutionary tool in education.

  • Falcons Honored With Academic Acclaim

    Seven Falcon gymnasts, including six-time All-American Darian Burns, were named to the 2018 conference All-Academic Team announced by the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation.

  • Students: Check Out the Center for Learning

    The center offers tutoring, resources for improving study and writing skills, and disability support services. Their goal is your academic success!

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