Seattle University School of Law

Seattle University School of Law

Seattle University School of Law is the most diverse law school in the Northwest, dedicated to the twin priorities of academic excellence and education for justice. The School of Law is home to leading academic programs, including the country's top-ranked Legal Writing Program, the Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic, and distinguished centers and institutes. These programs and a superb faculty support the law school's mission to educate outstanding lawyers to be leaders for a just and humane world.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.law.seattleu.edu/
Address: 1215 E Columbia St, Seattle, WA 98122
Admission Phone: (206) 398-4200
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students708
Student-faculty ratio17:1
Tuition $43,582 per year (full-time, in-state)
$43,582 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$30,510 per year (part-time, in-state)
$30,510 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$25,019
Founded In1994
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 60
Financial Aid Deadline01/03/17
Can first years start other than fall?Yes

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Seattle University School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
aishawalker31 160 P 3.00

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Pm67 155 P 3.42

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dude 162 P 3.41

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01/24/17 - - 11 months ago
Yesenia3 153 P 3.50

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Bonwcha 160 P 3.53

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Pmbisiar 158 A 3.50

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wtaylor96 162 P 3.95

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dsandhu11 162 P 3.00

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SOestreich 133 P 3.70

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scarsca 153 P 3.20

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hbledsoe 160 A 3.75

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adiazmireles 120 P 3.10

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Awalker94 150 A 3.26

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DeeAndalon 160 A 3.00

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safriday 163 A 3.77

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martha12 139 P 3.20

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rscruggs2014 152 A 3.18

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02/08/16 02/08/16 - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants15041441121
Number of Offers96590164
Number of Matriculants20116635
75% GPA3.543.523.75
Median GPA3.353.343.41
25% GPA3.113.133.08
75% LSAT151151150
Median LSAT154154154
25% LSAT158158159
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students708
Total Students Receiving Grants434
% of Students Receiving Grants61.3
75% Grant Amount$20,000
Median Grant Amount$15,000
25% Grants Amount$10,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship151
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)54
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship36%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (46.3)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (14.1)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0.7)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0.1)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (393)
  • Hispanics (54)
  • Black or African American (19)
  • Asian (77)
  • American Indian / Native (5)
  • Other (106)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (4)
  • Two or more races Total (50)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (12)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (40)


  • Total Women% (56.7)
  • Total Men% (43.3)
Seattle University School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 244 75.69% 80.34% -4.65%
2014 296 75.94% 80.74% -4.80%
2013 298 82.22% 81.95% 0.27%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (222)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (33)
  • Employed Other (20)
  • Unemployed (32)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (1)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association