Enrollment Statistics

Statistics are based on Autumn Quarter 2009

Headcount

Undergraduate 3,016
Post-Baccalaureate 28
Graduate 956
Total 4,000

Student Diversity

Of the US citizens enrolled in autumn 18% are ethnic minority.

Students enrolled in

All Students

Undergrad Programs

Graduate Programs

White/Non-Hispanic 2,954 2,292 662
U.S. Ethnic Minority 638 523 115
    American Indian/Alaskan
    Native
43 35 8
    Asian/Pacific Islander 344 275 69
    Black, non-Hispanic 115 96 19
    Hispanic 136 117 19
International/Non-resident Alien 65 26 39
Unknown 343 203 140
Total 4,000 3,044 956


Of the matriculated student (degree seeking) enrolled autumn 32% are men and 68% are women.


Gender

Matriculated Students

Total Matric Undergrad Post- Bacc Masterís & Doctoral
Men 1,270 984 9 277
Women 2,675 2,017 19 639
Total 3,945 3,001 28 916
% Men 32% 33% 32% 30%
% Women 68% 67% 68% 70%

Average Age of Students

Undergraduate 21
Post-Baccalaureate 34
Master's 33
Doctoral 34

Continuing Education

(Summer 2009 Headcount)
Total 3,579

New Undergraduate Students

Headcount

First-Time Freshmen 682
Transfers 239
Total 921

Average High School GPA

Entering Freshmen 3.56
Entering Transfers 3.19

Average SAT Scores of Entering Freshmen

SPU Average 1122
National Average 1016
Washington State Average 1055

Number of National Merit Students

Enrolled 42

University Housing / Commuter Information

Number of Commuter Students

Matriculated Undergraduates 1,385

Number of Residential Students

Matriculated Undergraduates** 1,616
Non-Matriculated students 2
Graduate students 1
**includes Wesley Apartments


Student Outcomes - Undergraduate Students

The following information is based on first-time full-time freshmen who entered Seattle Pacific University directly from high school in fall quarter and return for the subsequent fall quarter.

Retention Rate

(First Year Persistence)
First-time, full-time freshmen persisting from Autumn 2008 to 2009: 87%

6-Year Graduation Rate - Reported Fall 2009

Graduation rate based on the freshmen cohort who entered in Autumn quarter: 2003
6-Year Graduation Rate 74%
By Ethnicity
White 74%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 83%
Asian/Pacific Islander 62%
Hispanic American 64%
African American 78%
International 67%
Resident Alien 100%
By Gender
Women 75%
Men 71%
By Type of Financial Aid
Pell Grant Recipient 71%
Family Education Loan or Direct Loan 71%
All others 77%
"All others" refer to SPU students who are not getting a Pell Grant or a Family Education/Direct Loan. Some students receive both a Pell Grant and loan and are counted in both categories above.