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Life at SU

At Seattle University, your education extends beyond the classroom with opportunities to explore all parts of your life—and have plenty of fun along the way. 

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Student Life in the Heart of Seattle

Student life at Seattle University is as energetic and global as the city we’re in. Surrounded by people who care about you, you’ll find the safety, adventure and personal and professional growth that going to college is all about.


Best College Locations in America

Plus, #1 Best College Locations in Washington, too. —Niche 2024

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20 Varsity Athletic Teams

Competing in NCAA Division I and the Western Athletic Conference.


Student Clubs

Get involved through more than 180 student clubs, organizations & communities.

Hear from Our Students

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Chris Mercurio, ’17

“What brought me to Seattle U at first was that it’s a smaller school. The Jesuit tradition has affected me in building my confidence and building my own identity.”

Digital Design

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Campus Life: A Green Haven in the Heart of Seattle 

Enjoy a purposefully designed, parklike campus in the heart of one of Seattle’s most vibrant and diverse neighborhoods.  

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Housing & Food: Living in Community

Discover comfortable, convenient housing and delicious food options that fit your daily schedule. 


Best College Food in Washington

—Niche, 2023

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Get Involved: Connecting for the Greater Good 

Find the people, groups and events that connect you to the campus community, and ways to get involved with supporting communities and families in the neighborhood and city.  

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Interfaith Programming: Supporting You Spiritually 

Connect to a variety of faith traditions in an inclusive environment that promotes interreligious dialogue and engagement. Explore your beliefs and find meaningful spiritual and religious experiences on and off campus. 

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Campus Recreation: Having Fun Together 

Enjoy fitness activities, recreation and sports in a belonging environment. Make new friends and have fun together socializing, working out and competing! 

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Health & Wellness: Taking Care of Your Body & Mind 

In our close-knit community, your health and wellness are our highest priority.  

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Student Support Center 

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