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Can I get into Seattle U? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 5,700 out of 7,806 applicants or 73% were admitted making Seattle U a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Seattle University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||17%||18%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Seattle University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Seattle U regularly accepts students with ACTs of 25 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 23 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. 50 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Seattle University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 75 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>82%|
|27 to 29||Avg +||73%-82%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||61%-73%|
|23 to 25||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 23||Low||<48%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1350 and Above||Good||>82%|
|1250 to 1350||Avg +||73%-82%|
|1150 to 1250||Avg -||61%-73%|
|1050 to 1150||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 1050||Low||<48%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Seattle University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Seattle University was 3.58 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Seattle U accepts 73% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||30%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||22%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||11%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||4%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to Seattle University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236595 IPEDS survey data for Seattle University.