Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Seattle Pacific University (Seattle, WA)


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Seattle Pacific University is ranked 91 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 280 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 83%
Applicants who took ACT 39%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+6%
600-69932%
600+38%

SAT Math Score

700+6%
600-69929%
600+35%

ACT Score

30-3615%
24-2954%
24+69%

Students applied5,227
Students admitted4,266
Admission rate82%

Students per faculty15

4-year graduation rate53%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$38,520
Fees$420
Room and board$10,824
Estimated book expense$1,436
Total cost$51,200

Cost after need-based aid$23,929
Cost after non-need-based aid$29,847

Average debt at graduation$28,149

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$45,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met79%
Average need-based aid$27,271
Average non-need-based aid$21,353

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment3,202

Full-Time

Men995
Women2,089

Part-Time

Men42
Women76

Freshmen retained87%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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