• Special Event: Roads to Reconciliation

    Join us for community dialogue and artistic presentations exploring liberty, reconciliation, hope, love, and faith. This special night features music, spoken word, dance, visual presentations, and dramatic arts by local artists and the SPU Music Department.

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Faith for the Future

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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.

  • Student studying in Weter Lounge

    File your 2019–20 FAFSA now

    Beginning October 1, you can submit your FAFSA for the 2019–20 academic year to receive your best possible financial aid offer.

  • 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.

News

  • Alumnus Eugene Peterson, 1932-2018

    Eugene Peterson, longtime pastor, professor, and author of more than 30 books including The Message, a paraphrased Bible translation, was a graduate of the Class of 1954 and a beloved member of the Seattle Pacific community. SPU President Dan Martin comments on the legacy he leaves behind.

  • Professor’s Research Featured in The New York Times

    Research by Professor of Biology Cara Wall-Scheffler and alumna Leah Bouterse '17 revealed cultural differences in the way men and women move.


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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