If you are considering submitting an applicationto Seattle Pacific University, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is January 1 and the application fee is $50. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than November 15.
Seattle Pacific University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is November 1, which is coming up fast! Seattle Pacific University will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 1.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Seattle Pacific University is amoderately difficult school to get into. Seattle Pacific University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, Seattle Pacific University accepted 91% of all applicants., around 3,555 of the 3,923 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Seattle Pacific University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult. In 2021, Seattle Pacific University waitlisted 257 students. Of those, 42 eventually got off the waitlist.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Seattle Pacific University must submit the following items. Double check with Seattle Pacific University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Seattle Pacific University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Seattle Pacific University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||32%|
|3.50 and 3.74||26%|
|3.25 and 3.49||17%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12%|
|2.50 and 2.9||6%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0%|
|Seattle Pacific University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Seattle Pacific University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 80% of Seattle Pacific University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 31% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Seattle Pacific University students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Seattle Pacific University students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Seattle Pacific University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Seattle Pacific University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Seattle Pacific University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Seattle Pacific University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is July 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Seattle Pacific University during the following terms: Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Seattle Pacific University?
Students who are admitted to Seattle Pacific University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Seattle Pacific University accept transfer credits?
Seattle Pacific University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Seattle Pacific University accepts:
Does Seattle Pacific University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Seattle Pacific University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Seattle Pacific University?
Seattle Pacific University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Seattle Pacific University? Seattle Pacific University is a somewhat selective institution. The Seattle Pacific University acceptance rate is 91%. This means that the institution accepts 90 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Seattle Pacific University is Jan 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Seattle Pacific University is Jul 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Seattle Pacific University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.58. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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