Admission Requirements

For B.A. Degree Completion

  • Students must have successfully completed at least 45 quarter college credits (or 30 semester credits)

  • Students must have a minimum cumulative college G.P.A. of 2.00

Required Documents (B.A. Degree Completion)

  • School of New and Continuing Studies Application

  • Personal Statement

  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (Former Seattle University alumni need not submit their SU transcripts)

  • Proof of English proficiency if English is not the applicant’s first language.

For Certificate Programs

  • Students must have passed a college Freshman Composition course.

  • Students must have passed a college-level mathematics course.

  • Personal Statement

Required Documents (Certificate Programs)

  • School of New and Continuing Studies Application

  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (Former Seattle University students need not submit their SU transcripts)

  • Proof of English proficiency if English is not the applicant’s first language.

Students who do not meet these requirements can appeal to the Dean’s Office and request provisional admission through a process that includes interviews and letters of reference. Since all admissions decisions are holistic, meeting the criteria listed above does not guarantee admission. All applicants are assessed in terms of the full range of their academic and personal achievements, viewed in the context of the opportunities and challenges each has encountered.

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Application Deadlines for B.A. and Certificate Programs

NCS degree programs follow a rolling admissions policy. Students can apply, be admitted, and begin their studies year-round. We accept both part-time and full-time students.

Quarter Application Deadline Quarter Start Date
Summer 2019 June 10, 2019 June 24, 2019
Fall 2019 September 13, 2019 September 25, 2019
Winter 2020 December 23, 2019 January 6, 2020
Spring 2020 March 16, 2020 March 30, 2020

The Web Development Certificate program accepts new students every Fall. We are currently accepting applications for the Summer 2019 cohort until June 10, 2019. Apply today to get started this Summer!

The next Web Development Certificate cohort will begin Fall 2020.