933 reviews
  1. Seattle, WA
  2. 4 Year
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Seattle Pacific University Reviews

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The faculty is generally extremely proactive in helping you and the school provides some good networking activities. Very warm environment and wonderful location. Love their political science department!
My experience at Seattle Pacific University so far has been wonderful. The professors and other faculty members are very friendly and helpful and are always very available to explain any confusions or just talk. The community of students is very tight knit and welcoming and there are always events and clubs to be involved in. There is a wide diversity of students who all have different interests and the dorm life is a very fun and positive community. The academics here are rigorous and challenging, but they are very beneficial and students are provided with a wonderful well-rounded liberal arts education.
Coming to SPU definitely changed my life. It provided me an atmosphere to grow and flourish away from home and to figure out who I was. The professors and academics are great! The biggest part of why I chose this school was the great campus and how homey it felt to me when I first visited. I love it!
Enjoying my time at SPU. Love my dorm and the rigorous academic program. Campus is compact enough to feel home-y.
The most disappointing aspect of this school was the blatant lies I was told to get me attend. It turned out to be a sales pitch for as awful a product as are often featured in infomercials. Their school can't be very good if they have to lie about their product to get attendees. I asked very specific questions, which upon attendance, proved completely untrue.
Ideologically speaking, this school advertises as conservative, but practices an oppressive hostility towards any ideas different than their liberal ideas.
The majority of professors are unprofessional with arbitrary and unequitable grading methods. When speaking with a veteran of the school, my third year in, s/he told me to take professors, not classes. I got nothing out of most of my classes, with the exception of two or three professors.
The on campus "amenities" such as commuter accommodation, food options, exercise, are all mediocre at best.
If I had a choice, knowing what I know now, I doubt I would attend.
Seattle Pacific University has given me a lot of opportunities to grow myself spiritually, academically, emotionally and socially. The faculty and staff are wonderful and the overall community is caring and good intentioned. If anything needs to change, I would say that there needs to be a space or community center for people to hang out late in the night.
Funny how there are reviews saying the campus is diverse or the sports are good. Totally inaccurate. I have never seen a campus with such a large percentage of white students. There is no football team; sports at the school feel non-existent, just like the clubs. The tuition is very high, yet the school has very little to offer. The facilities are pretty lousy and the food is bad. Course offerings are very limited. The worst thing about the school is the community. The students are very immature and sheltered. Vast majority are very preppy, cliquey, stuck up and very unkind. I have had a very sad experience at this campus and I really have lost all respect for the school.
All the people you meet here are amazing and kind people. The professors work well with you to make sure you succeed. The faculty make you feel as if you're a genuine human being, rather than a number they're getting money for having. Small class sizes make having a one on one with professors easy, because it allows them to get to know you.
SPU is a smaller, more tight knit private Christian University. Though based on a methodist background, the school is highly accepting of people from all ways of life. They are focused highly on the idea of reconciliation and making a global impact.
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SPU provides the best experiences
Students find a variety of jobs post graduation
  • College Sophomore
  • 5 months ago
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You are very safe at SPU
Living on campus makes it easy to get to everything
  • College Sophomore
  • 5 months ago
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There is no greek life
The fan spirit is great and everyone gets involved
SPU has the best atmosphere
If you're looking for a University that has a mix of the Christian life with the local life, then SPU is it. There's a lot of local places to visit since it's located in the Seattle area, and the campus is very nice for a small University. The diversity of the school is not as unique, but the people are friendly nonetheless. If you like climbing up hills, this would also be a suitable place. The athletics that are available are very limited, as most are introduced as recreational activities, but students make the most of it.
The staff do a lot to prevent sexual assault
Administration really do care about their students
  • College Junior
  • 6 months ago
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