As part of a nationally ranked, top 5 school in the West by U.S. News & World Report with a macroeconomics program ranked #1 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Albers challenges students ethically and academically, providing industry mentorship and an invaluable competitive edge.


College of Arts and Sciences

From undergraduate programs to graduate-level offerings the College of Arts and Sciences—the university’s largest college—are focused on personalized learning and care for the whole person. That way, professors can work with students on an individual level to gain practical experience through internships and career opportunities.


College of EDUCATION

Our students are changing the way they approach learning through research and service in education. In line with the Jesuit tradition, they’re innovating new techniques and instigating system-wide change to improve the future of education.


College of NURSING

At the College of Nursing, it’s about educating the whole student to care for the whole patient. Nurses train in one of the most technologically advanced clinical facilities in the nation, which prepares them to be some of the most caring and sought-after health care providers.



Our connections in the city of Seattle give us the distinct ability to not only pull faculty from top tech companies in the nation, but also to allow us to place our students in these same companies where they influence and move the region forward.


Matteo Ricci College

Matteo Ricci College is a close-knit, vibrant community committed to academic excellence and to making every student as successful as possible.



With the country’s top Legal Writing program, the School of Law is dedicated to outstanding teaching, preparation for practice, and education for justice. With that dedication, we graduate passionate and driven lawyers, unafraid to fight for what's just.



We’re creating tomorrow’s leaders today with a holistic and ecumenical education. Rooted in acceptance, interreligious dialogue, curiosity and a passion for progress, graduates aren’t just leading our world—they’re encouraging us to be more and do more.

Jesuit Education

Educating mind, body and spirit is not multiple choice

The Jesuit tradition of forward thinking has led innovations in education. We knew the importance of educating the whole student before “holistic” was a buzzword. It’s how we’ve gotten to where we are and how we’ll get you to where you’re going.

Undergraduate Academics

From Questions to statements

Our undergraduate curriculum not only provokes students’ presuppositions, it expands their global perspective and opens them up to new ways of thinking. It is an educational environment that breeds transformation.

Graduate Academics

Rigor can be Flexible

Practical meets progress at Seattle U, with 31 graduate degree programs, including joint degree and three doctoral programs, as well as 27 certificate programs in eight schools and colleges. Classes are flexible enough for students to earn their degree and continue working, but challenging enough to push them to enhance their careers and achieve their personal goals.

Rankings and Recognition

Moving this world forward

Awards and high rankings for academic rigor, sustainability, community service and social justice are among Seattle University’s touchstones of excellence. One of them is a Presidential Award from the White House for community service, a recognition received by only five universities.