Seattle University is dedicated to educating the whole person, to professional formation, and to empowering leaders for a just and humane world. We will be the premierindependent universityof the Northwest in academic quality, Jesuit Catholic inspiration, and service to society. Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university and law school located on 50 acres in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. The university ranks #6 among 121 regional universities in the West that provide a full range of undergraduate and masters degree programs, according to U.S. News & World Report: Best Colleges 2014.