Seattle Pacific University Graduate School

Seattle Pacific University (referred to as SPU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Seattle, WA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of SPU is $20,094 in average. The school has 686 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,118 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Seattle Pacific University (referred to as SPU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Seattle, WA.
The school is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (9/1/1933 - Current).
SPU Directory Information
School NameSeattle Pacific University (SPU)
Address3307 3rd Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119-1997
Phone206-281-2000
Webhttps://www.spu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://spu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/apply
Financial Infohttps://spu.edu/student-financial-services
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of SPU is $20,094 in average. The school has 686 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,118 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 101 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research).
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$20,094
Student Population686
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs101 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at SPU is $20,094 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $889.
SPU offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$19,764
Required Fees$330
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$889
SPU offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Seattle Pacific University is $20,094. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -17.22% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$29,772-
2019-2020$30,636-
2020-2021$31,896-
2021-2022$24,273-
2022-2023$19,764$330
The graduate school tuition & fees of SPU is average compared to private graduate schools in Washington. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Washington graduate tuition is $29,159 (public) / $21,618 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Seattle Pacific University$20,094
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Washington Graduate Schools$18,689$23,826
Public$15,045$29,159
Private$21,618
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $17,871 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at SPU.
On-campus living costs are increased by 4.03% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,871. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.03% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$11,796$3,189$11,796$3,189
2019-2020$12,285$3,189$12,285$3,189
2020-2021$12,687$3,783$12,687$3,783
2021-2022$13,404$3,774$13,404$3,774
2022-2023$14,409$3,462$14,409$3,462
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $889 at Seattle Pacific University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 0.34% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$827
2019-2020$851
2020-2021$886
2021-2022$886
2022-2023$889

Graduate Programs at SPU

Seattle Pacific University offers 32 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 589 students have completed their study at Seattle Pacific University.
Offered Degrees at Seattle Pacific University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree200248
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship7069
Post Bachelor's Degree40271
Post Master's Degree101
Total320589
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Seattle Pacific University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other) program with 232 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Secondary Education and Teaching program with 88 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Clinical Psychology program with 21 completers.
Seattle Pacific University offers 32 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 589 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 248 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 271 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Information Technology--
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration10-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management (other)7-
Education [+] 149 completers-
Education3-
Educational Leadership and Administration5-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision3-
Educational/Instructional Technology9-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services19-
Secondary Education and Teaching88-
Reading Teacher Education10-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education12-
English Language and Literature [+] 13 completers-
Creative Writing13-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 19 completers-
Bible/Biblical Studies--
Theology/Theological Studies19-
Psychology [+] 25 completers-
Psychology--
Industrial and Organizational Psychology25-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling18-
Nursing Administration--
Business [+] 7 completers-
Business/Commerce3$57,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)4-
Total248
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 6 completers-
Education4-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Psychology [+] 46 completers-
Psychology18-
Clinical Psychology21$66,800
Industrial and Organizational Psychology7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Nursing Practice17-
Total69
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 39 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision17-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services22-
Total271
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 1 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Total1

Graduate Student Population at SPU

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 686 students enrolled into Seattle Pacific University graduate schools where it has total 3,118 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 315 full-time and 371 part-time graduate students. By gender, 180 male and 506 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total686180506
Full-time31567248
Part-tme371113258
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 383 White (55.83%), 37 Black/African American (5.39%), 56 Hispanic (8.16%), 87 Asian (12.68%), and 123 students with other races. 55 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total686180506
American Indian/Native American211
Asian871869
Black/African American371621
Hispanic561937
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White38394289
Two More30822
Un-Known35926
Non-resident Alien551540
Seattle Pacific University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 113 graduate students (16.47% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 236 graduate students (34.40% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total686
Enrolled Online Exclusively113
Enrolled Some Online Courses236
Not in Online Courses337
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Seattle Pacific University. 126 students are aged 20 to 24 (18.37% of total students), 3 students are aged below 20 (0.44%), 52 students are aged above 50 (7.58%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Seattle Pacific University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total686180506
Under 18303
Age 20-211147
Age 22-241152590
Age 25-2918848140
Age 30-341143678
Age 35-39721755
Age 40-491313794
Age 50-6446937
Over 64642

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