City University Of Seattle

City University Of Seattle

City University of Seattle was established in 1973 and is located in Bellevue, Washington. This university, originally known as City College, gained university status in 1982. This university is among the largest, not-for-profit, private universities in the Northwest and students are offered degree and certificate programs in various study areas including education, accounting and communications. City University has various schools and divisions under it including:

  • Division of Arts and Sciences
  • Gordon Albright School of Education
  • School of Management

City University of Seattle is in a partnership with the National Football League's Seattle Seahawks. The notable alumni of this university include Frederick Feller, Washington State Judge; Brice Alford, author and president of Alera Group Inc.; and David Schreiber, president of Uncle Skunkle Toys Inc.

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City University of Seattle
11900 NE First Street
Bellevue , WA 98005

City University of Seattle Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management1,029business management, operations management, electronic commerce, business administration, accounting, accounting technology, financial planning, financial management, human resources, ...
Education and Teaching514curriculum and instruction, educational administration, educational admin and supervision, special ed, special education, school counseling, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, teacher education, ...
Therapy and Counseling113psychology, counseling psychology, child psychology
Computer Science and Engineering80information technology, computer and info science courses, computer applications programming, web design, computer networking, computer services management
Liberal Arts60general studies
Media6communication and journalism
Medical Administration1health care administration

Number of programs and degrees for City University of Seattle in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree60218
Master's degree1,08827
Postbaccalaureate certificate596
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years186
Associate's degree361

City University of Seattle Student Body

In 2007-2008, City University of Seattle had a total enrollment of 3,566 students (4,044 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 48%
Graduate 52%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 52%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 5%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 31%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 0%
20-21 1%
22-24 8%
25-29 23%
30-34 18%
35-39 16%
40-49 23%
50-64 11%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina3%

City University of Seattle Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 29 %
Part-Time 39 %

City University of Seattle Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Bellevue, Washington for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Washington Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

City University of Seattle Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 12,960
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,960
Books and supplies $ 1,232

Financial Aid:
City University of Seattle participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1302200)

City University of Seattle Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1516

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year15$64,39716$65,045
All faculty totalcalendar year15$64,39716$65,045

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

City University of Seattle Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
Financial Planning and Services
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Management Information Systems, General
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other
Information Technology
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Education And Teaching
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Curriculum and Instruction
Education, Other
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Developmental and Child Psychology
Psychology, General

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What Sets City University of Seattle Apart:

% students 40 years or older
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Top 5%City University of Seattle % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in business and management
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Top 6%City University of Seattle % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in education and teaching
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Top 10%City University of Seattle % of degrees in education and teaching
Number of degree programs
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Top 14%City University of Seattle Number of degree programs
Male % of student body
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Top 15%City University of Seattle Male % of student body
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 17%City University of Seattle % of degrees in computer science and engineering
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