World class academics


student faculty ratio


average class size


fulbright scholars in the past 3 years


of students study abroad

Recognitions /

Nationally ranked

One of “America’s Top Colleges.”

Forbes (2018)

Seattle Pacific University is a national College of Distinction, chosen for academic excellence, innovation, student development, and career preparation.

Colleges of Distinction (2018)

Best Undergraduate Engineering School

Best Graduate School for General and Clinical Psychology.

U.S. News and World Report (2018)

Seattle Pacific University is the only university in Washington state ranked in Washington Monthly’s 2017 College Guide, which rates schools based on their support of low-income students, cutting-edge scholarship, and commitment to service.

Washington Monthly (2017)

Seattle Pacific University named a


“Best National
 University” —

for the sixth year in a row, and named one of the top national universities for diversity.

U.S. News and World Report

Seattle /

… in a city that’s leading the globe.


“Best City for Young Professionals”

Forbes (2017)


“Best City for Tech Jobs”

Forbes (2017)


“Best Place to Live”

U.S. News & World Report (2017)


Fortune 500 companies in Seattle — and SPU grads have worked at all of them.


professionals in SPU’s Mentorship Program database, with more than 350 internships for college credit available each year.

Employers of Graduates /
Best Value /

Invest in your future.


of alumni say our academic quality met or exceeded their expectations

top 10%

Highest Paid Graduates in Computer and Information Sciences

College Factual (2018)


of graduates are employed or attending graduate school one year after graduation.

SPU Office of Institutional Research


A “Best Value College” based on tuition costs, school quality, post-grad earning, student debt, and graduation success, calculating which schools give students the best return on investment.

Forbes (2017)


A “Best College for your Money.”

Money Magazine (2017)

top 10

A “Best Value College” in Washington state.

Seattle Business Magazine (2017)

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