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City University of Seattle

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Rank: 3
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Applied number: 34
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General description

Since 1973, City University of Seattle has been relentlessly reimagining higher education in the Pacific Northwest and around the world. As an accredited, private, nonprofit university, our mission is to provide career-relevant education to busy professionals who want to advance their careers and compete in the global marketplace.

Today, CityU is recognized as a Top 10 educator of adults nationwide, offering over 60 degree and certificate programs in business, leadership, education, project management, health and human services, and computer and information systems. Whether students study on-site or online, they learn from practitioner faculty and network with alumni employed at Seattle’s top companies.

CityU is truly a global community. Each year, the institution serves over 500 international students at our Seattle campus who come to CityU to complete their bachelor’s degree or earn a graduate degree. We continue our mission of offering access to a high quality, relevant U.S.-style degree to those in other countries. There are now partnerships with institutions in Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Mexico, Slovakia, and Vietnam. No matter which program students choose, they gain global perspectives from their peers while expanding their professional expertise.

From the day they enroll, students have an entire team of support that’s committed to helping them finish their degree and achieve their goals. In fact, students complete their degrees at twice the average national rate.

Why choose City University of Seattle

Our Mission, Vision, and Values

At CityU, we strive to change our students’ lives for good by offering high-quality and relevant lifelong education. Our vision is educational access worldwide through a network of partners and programs offered on-site and online.

At CityU, we value:

  • Flexibility — Design and deliver programs and services to be convenient to students
  • Accessibility — Provide educational opportunities to anyone, anywhere
  • Innovation — Continually create new educational opportunities
  • Relevance — What we teach today can be applied tomorrow
  • Global — Act local but think global
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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year USD $0
Cost of Living/Year USD $12,000
Application Fee USD $50
Estimated Total/Year USD $0

Main majors

  • Art
  • Business Management
  • Health and Human Services


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