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Education at Seattle University

If you are interested in studying education, you may want to check out the program at Seattle University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Seattle U is located in Seattle, Washington and approximately 7,050 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

Seattle U Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

Online Classes Are Available at Seattle U

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Seattle U offers distance education options for education at the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

Seattle U Education Rankings

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

In 2021, 133 students received their master’s degree in education from Seattle U. This makes it the #330 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 8 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #363 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Demographics at Seattle U

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Seattle University.

Seattle U Education Master’s Program

74% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 26% of education master's degrees went to men and 74% went to women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 19% men graduate in education each year. Seattle U does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 6% more men than average.


Of the students who received a education master's degree from Seattle U, 53% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the education master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 33% of degree recipients. That is 2% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Seattle University with a master's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 11
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 17
White 71
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 30

Seattle U also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2021, 8 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Education

If you plan to be a education major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Seattle University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Grade Specific 51
Student Counseling 50
Educational Administration 29
Multilingual Education 5
Special Education 3
Teaching English or French 3

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WA, the home state for Seattle University.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
Teacher Assistants 37,810 $35,130
Elementary School Teachers 26,900 $65,180
High School Teachers 14,560 $67,550
Coaches and Scouts 12,520 $43,420
Preschool Teachers 11,050 $32,960


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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