Seattle University (SU)

Seattle, WA

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SU Housing

  • On-Campus Housing Available
  • Freshmen Students Required to Live on Campus
  • Meal Service
  • Co-ed Dorms
  • Single-Student Apartments
  • Special Housing for Disabled Students
  • Other: theme housing.
Room & Board Expenses $10,296
Living On-Campus 42%
Living Off-Campus 58%

SU Ratings & Reviews

Overall College Life Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 6 Reviews

67% of students gave Seattle University 4 stars in College Life.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2012

College Life Rating

I am a commuter student and live off campus, but from what I hear you can find a social circle easily on campus. There are a lot of clubs and organizations on campus that you can join and meet people with similar interests. For minority students I recommend applying to be in Connections Leadership. It is a part of the Office of Multicultural Affiars and your first year here you will meet as a group once a week to do fun things and get to know others on campus. Seattle University is now Division I and has a good basketball, soccer, and swim teams. I hear softball is pretty good as well. Being a history major I spend a lot of time studying, but do go to a game about once a month. Basketball, home games, are held in Key Arena and tickets are free for students. Home games are free if you show your student ID for games at Connelly Center and Logan Feild too. You can probably find whatever sport interest you. Plus there are the Seattle Seahawks, and Mariners just Downtown with buses that go to the stadium.


Alumnus - Grad Year 2005

College Life Rating

I always felt safe on campus. I did not participate in athletics or weekend activities because I was a commuter and I had a family. I was too busy to participate in social activities while going to school.


SU Campus Safety

Emergency Hotline
(206) 296-5911
Medical Center Emergency Department
(206) 296-6300
Campus Police
901 12th Ave, Seattle WA 98122

SU Athletics

Quick Facts
Team Mascot: Redhawks
School Colors: scarlet and white
Official Athletics Site: www.goseattleu.com
Athletic Facilities astro gymnasium, basketball, handball, racquetball, squash, and tennis courts; swimming pools, track, weight rooms
Athletic Conferences: NAA, NCAA
Basketball: Western Athletic Conference
Baseball: Western Athletic Conference
Track: Western Athletic Conference

Athletics Department at Seattle University

Athletic Director Name
Bill Hogan
Athletic Department Email
hoganw@seattleu.edu

SU Student Organizations

Military Programs
ROTC Army
ROTC Navy
ROTC Air Force

Other Organizations

  • Academic Clubs
  • Business
  • Environmental
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Music Organizations (Band, Choir, etc.)
  • Political Activism
  • Theatre/Drama
  • Religious Organizations
  • Minority Organizations
  • International Organizations
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Literary Magazine
  • Radio Station

SU Student Services

Computer & Technological Services

  • Internet Access
  • Computers in Residence Halls
  • Computers in Libraries
  • Computer Labs
  • Computers in Student Center
  • Email Account Provided by School

Career & Employment Services

  • Career Counseling
  • Internship Placement
  • Career / Job Search Classes
  • Interest Inventory
  • On-Campus Job Interviews
  • Resume Assistance
  • Alumni Network
  • Interview Training

Counseling Services

  • Minority Student Counseling
  • Military Counseling
  • Veteran Counseling
  • Older Student Counseling
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Personal Counseling
  • Academic Counseling
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Religious Counseling

Physically Handicapped Services

  • Note-Taking Service
  • Recording Devices
  • Tutors
  • Reader Services
  • Interpreters for Hearing-Impaired
  • Special Housing
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Braille Services
  • Talking Books
  • Other: real time captioning.

Other Services at Seattle University

School Store / Bookstore

  • Health Services
  • Library on Campus
  • Non-Remedial Tutoring
  • Women’s Center
  • Health Insurance

Famous Alumni

  • Jim Whittaker, First American to scale Mt. Everest
  • Elgin Baylor, general manager, LA Clippers
  • Carolyn S. Kelly, president, Seattle Times.

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