Transfer Pathway

No matter where your academic journey began, you can reach your destination with a degree from Seattle Pacific — a nationally ranked university. Navigating the path to your degree at SPU has never been more simple.

Charting Your Course

How soon can you get into your major?

While most majors at SPU are “open,” meaning you are admitted to the major along with admission to SPU, a few include a competitive admission process. Learn how to enter your major.

How long will it take to finish your degree?

It depends on which classes you’ve taken before arriving here. With a recognized transfer degree and careful course selection, you can usually complete the BA or BS in two years. Use the tools below or contact us to prepare for a straight path to graduation.

How much will it cost?

Sticker price doesn’t tell the whole story. Most SPU undergrads (95 percent!) receive scholarships and/or need-based financial aid. Access cost information and our net price calculator, and discover the many scholarships and grants available to transfer students.

Map Your Journey

Explore the SPU majors below to learn how your credits will transfer, and which classes to take in order to make a smooth transition from Bellevue College to Seattle Pacific University:

Can't find your program? This list is growing, and you may be able to find what you are looking for in the undergraduate programs list, our Transfer Equivalency Guide, and the "Suggested Course Sequences" page.

Explore the SPU majors below to learn how your credits will transfer, and which classes to take in order to make a smooth transition from Edmonds Community College to Seattle Pacific University:

Can't find your program? This list is growing, and you may be able to find what you are looking for in the undergraduate programs list, our Transfer Equivalency Guide, and the "Suggested Course Sequences" page.

Explore the SPU majors below to learn how your credits will transfer, and which classes to take in order to make a smooth transition from Everett Community College to Seattle Pacific University:

Can't find your program? This list is growing, and you may be able to find what you are looking for in the undergraduate programs list, our Transfer Equivalency Guide, and the "Suggested Course Sequences" page.

Explore the SPU majors below to learn how your credits will transfer, and which classes to take in order to make a smooth transition from Green River College to Seattle Pacific University:

Can't find your program? This list is growing, and you may be able to find what you are looking for in the undergraduate programs list, our Transfer Equivalency Guide, and the "Suggested Course Sequences" page.

Explore the SPU majors below to learn how your credits will transfer, and which classes to take in order to make a smooth transition from Highline College to Seattle Pacific University:

Can't find your program? This list is growing, and you may be able to find what you are looking for in the undergraduate programs list, our Transfer Equivalency Guide, and the "Suggested Course Sequences" page.

Explore the SPU majors below to learn how your credits will transfer, and which classes to take in order to make a smooth transition from North Seattle College to Seattle Pacific University:

Can't find your program? This list is growing, and you may be able to find what you are looking for in the undergraduate programs list, our Transfer Equivalency Guide, and the "Suggested Course Sequences" page.

Explore the SPU majors below to learn how your credits will transfer, and which classes to take in order to make a smooth transition from Olympic College to Seattle Pacific University:

Can't find your program? This list is growing, and you may be able to find what you are looking for in the undergraduate programs list, our Transfer Equivalency Guide, and the "Suggested Course Sequences" page.

Explore the SPU majors below to learn how your credits will transfer, and which classes to take in order to make a smooth transition from Pierce College to Seattle Pacific University:

Can't find your program? This list is growing, and you may be able to find what you are looking for in the undergraduate programs list, our Transfer Equivalency Guide, and the "Suggested Course Sequences" page.

Explore the SPU majors below to learn how your credits will transfer, and which classes to take in order to make a smooth transition from Seattle Central College to Seattle Pacific University:

Can't find your program? This list is growing, and you may be able to find what you are looking for in the undergraduate programs list, our Transfer Equivalency Guide, and the "Suggested Course Sequences" page.

Explore the SPU majors below to learn how your credits will transfer, and which classes to take in order to make a smooth transition from Shoreline Community College to Seattle Pacific University:

Can't find your program? This list is growing, and you may be able to find what you are looking for in the undergraduate programs list, our Transfer Equivalency Guide, and the "Suggested Course Sequences" page.

Explore the SPU majors below to learn how your credits will transfer, and which classes to take in order to make a smooth transition from South Seattle College to Seattle Pacific University:

Can't find your program? This list is growing, and you may be able to find what you are looking for in the undergraduate programs list, our Transfer Equivalency Guide, and the "Suggested Course Sequences" page.

Common Transfer Guarantee Program

If you apply to SPU via the Common Application, and have satisfied all of the program requirements, you will be offered direct admission to Seattle Pacific University.



Program requirements

  • Apply to Seattle Pacific University using the Common Application and complete all sections of the application, including the essay portions.
  • Apply for one of the following entry terms: Winter 2022, Spring 2022, or Fall 2022.
  • Have at least a full year of earned college credits (equivalent of 45 quarter credits or 30 semester credits).
  • Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0+ for all college-level credits, to be confirmed with official transcripts from all colleges or universities previously attended.
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
Please note:
  • Guaranteed admission applies to general SPU admission only, and not to limited or direct admission majors (i.e. Nursing, Business). 
  • All application information, including official transcripts, must be accurate and true. Seattle Pacific reserves the right to reverse an admission decision based on concerns found in the application review process.
  • If applicants have earned a Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) degree, they are also eligible for SPU’s renewable Direct Transfer Degree (DTA) Scholarship. Recipients of the Direct Transfer Degree Scholarship must complete the direct transfer degree and submit an official transcript with the degree posted prior to beginning at Seattle Pacific. This confirmation is required in order to maintain the Direct Transfer Degree Scholarship. Seattle Pacific reserves the right to amend your scholarship offer upon review of your final transcript. 
  • Scholarship terms and conditions: All scholarships are applied to student accounts in equal installments for Autumn, Winter, and Spring quarters. You must be enrolled full time (12 credits or more each quarter) at SPU and remain in good academic standing to receive all awards.

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