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Seattle Pacific University

Seattle, WA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate91%

Seattle Pacific University Academics

Seattle Pacific University requires a minimum of 180 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Seattle Pacific University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Seattle Pacific University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Seattle Pacific University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 63% of students who start college at Seattle Pacific University graduate within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Seattle Pacific University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Seattle Pacific University?

Seattle Pacific University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Seattle Pacific University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Seattle Pacific University

When choosing a major, Seattle Pacific University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Seattle Pacific University.Seattle Pacific University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Seattle Pacific University false.Seattle Pacific University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Seattle Pacific University

Does Seattle Pacific University Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Seattle Pacific University offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Seattle Pacific University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Seattle Pacific University true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Seattle Pacific University Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Seattle Pacific University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Seattle Pacific University Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Seattle Pacific University, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Seattle Pacific University.

Does Seattle Pacific University Require Internships?

🟨 Seattle Pacific University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Seattle Pacific University

Seattle Pacific University Library

The main library on campus is the University Library.

Dual Degree Programs at Seattle Pacific University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Seattle Pacific University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Seattle Pacific University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Seattle Pacific University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Seattle Pacific University include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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