How to Apply to CityU

City University of Seattle employs a “rolling admission” policy for most programs, which means that the University will accept applications and announce admission decisions continually throughout the year. All applicants, regardless of location, must meet the same admissions standards. Applicants should note, however, that additional program admission requirements, tuition, and fee schedules may differ from program to program.

Admission Procedures

  1. Meet with an advisor to select an educational objective and discuss application and enrollment requirements.
  2. Complete and sign an application. Online applications may be submitted at the following sites:

  3. Pay the nonrefundable application fee. Fee payments may be made at www.CityU.edu.
  4. Provide all required documents relevant to the respective degree or certificate program. Materials required for admission also be submitted through the online application for processing. Paper documents should be submitted to:

    City University of Seattle
    Admissions
    521 Wall Street, Suite 100
    Seattle, WA 98121
    OR
    City University of Seattle in Canada
    Admissions
    789 West Pender Street, Suite 310
    Vancouver, BC V6C 1H2

    International students should submit required documents to:

    City University of Seattle
    International Student Office
    521 Wall Street, Suite 100
    Seattle, WA 98121
    OR
    City University of Seattle in Canada
    International Student Office
    789 West Pender Street, Suite 310
    Vancouver, BC V6C 1H2
  5. Request official transcripts from all previously attended institutions. Have them mailed to:

    City University of Seattle
    Office of the Registrar
    521 Wall Street, Suite 100
    Seattle, WA 98121

    Certified electronic transcripts may be sent to evaluations@CityU.edu through an authorized vendor used by the student’s sending institution.

Note: If the applicant is seeking financial assistance or is planning to use U.S. Veteran Benefits, additional documents may be required.

Here are the simple steps to follow when submitting your application:

  • Complete an online application.
    • If you cannot complete the online application, you may send a physical application form by mail to Admissions at City University of Seattle, 521 Wall St., Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98121. Both applications include a $50 application fee.
  • After your application is processed, you must obtain and send all your transcripts from other institutions to CityU. Send these to City University of Seattle’s Registrar’s Office 521 Wall St., Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98121.

    • Electronic or emailed transcripts are accepted at CityU if sent from another recognized institution.
    • Electronic transcripts sent directly by or from a student or an individual who does not work for an institute of higher learning in an official capacity will not considered in the admissions process.
  • If required, submit proof of English proficiency.

Contact an admissions advisor at 888.422.4898 to map out any and all other program specific admission requirements.

International Students
Some additional admissions criteria apply. Please visit the International Students page or contact an admissions advisor to learn more.

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