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Seattle Pacific University

Overview
Type of school: Private institution
Year founded: 1891
Affiliation: Free Methodist
Academic calendar: Quarter
Undergraduate student body: 2,979
Environment: Urban
Endowment: $40,317,000
Admissions Address

3307 Third Avenue W
Seattle, WA 98119-1997

Website

http://www.spu.edu

Admissions E-mail

admissions@spu.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: More Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.6
Send application by: March 1
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Mr. Jobe Nice
Admissions office telephone: (800) 366-3344
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: March 1
Decision sent by: March 1
Accept offer by: May 1 (or within 2 weeks if notified thereafter)
Early decision
Not offered
Early action
Send application by: November 15
 
Decision sent by: January 6
Application fee: $45
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? Yes
Can admission be deferred? No
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: No
Electronic application:
 
http://www.spu.edu/depts/ugadm/applyonline Tuition deposit: $200 (Refundable by May 1)
Room deposit: $300 (Refundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Recommended
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 4
Mathematics 3 3
Science 2 3
Lab N/A N/A
Foreign language N/A 3
Social studies 3 1
History 2 2
Academic electives N/A N/A
Total academic units N/A N/A

*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 
Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Recommended
Off-campus interview: May be arranged
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: February 1
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT without writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Considered
Academic GPA: Very important
Standardized test scores: Very important
Application essay: Very important
Recommendation: Very important
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Important
Extracurricular activities: Important
Talent/ability: Important
Character/personal qualities: Important
First generation: Important
Alumni/ae relation: Considered
Geographical residence: Considered
State residency: Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Important
Racial/ethnic status: Important
Volunteer work: Important
Work experience: Important
Level of applicant's interest: Considered
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: More Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 80%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 80%
Total applicants: 2,001
Total acceptances: 1,597
Total freshman enrollment: 622
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: N/A
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision is not available for graphing.

 
Male applicants: 647
Male acceptances: 495
Male freshman enrollment: 209
 
Female applicants: 1,354
Female acceptances: 1,102
Female freshman enrollment: 413
Out-of-state freshmen: 44%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: 437
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: 437
Students enrolled from waiting list: 233

 2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 37%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 65%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 90%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 40%
Average high school GPA: 3.6
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 100%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 92%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 530 – 640
Math: 520 – 640
Combined: 1050 – 1280

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 11.1% 6.3%
600-699 34.4% 34.4%
500-599 42.5% 44.2%
400-499 11.8% 14.6%
300-399 0.4% 0.5%
200-299 0.0% 0.0%

 
First-year students submitting ACT scores: 35%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: 21 – 27
Math: 22 – 29
Composite: 22 – 28

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 13.9% 23.2% 9.7%
24-29 50.2% 42.1% 50.9%
18-23 34.1% 31.5% 30.6%
12-17 1.8% 3.2% 8.8%
6-11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Below 6 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

 



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