Who is CityU?
City University of Seattle is a private nonprofit university accredited through the doctoral level. It is dedicated to serving the working adult and transfer student and is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the Top 50 in the country for its online bachelor’s degree programs and is among the top producers of MBAs and teachers in the state of Washington.
According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, CityU’s Completion Rate is more than twice the national average.
CityU offers flexible online, onsite and performance-based programs throughout North America, Asia and Europe and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. CityU’s curriculum is informed and taught by professionals who are leaders in their industries and can prepare students for their big meetings tomorrow or their next big career moves.
Mission and Values
We strive to change lives for good by offering high quality and relevant lifelong education to anyone with the desire to learn. At CityU we value:
- Flexibility – design and deliver programs and services to be convenient to students
- Accessibility – provide educational opportunities to anyone, anywhere
- Innovation – continually create new educational opportunities
- Relevance – teach what can be applied today and tomorrow
- Global – act local but think global
Who is the CityU Student?
|1/2 Time or Less||68%|
|U.S. International Students||533 (8% of student population)|
|Veterans & Military Students||406 (6% of student population)|
47 States represented
*Internships and practica
|% of Undergrads Borrowing||35.8% in 2017|
|Average Undergrad Loan Amount||$6,707 in 2017|
|3-Year Cohort Default Rates (2016)|
|Undergraduate year-to-year retention||58%|
|Graduate year-to-year retention||61%|
|Bachelor’s degree graduation rate||52%|
|Master’s degree graduation rate||68%|
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“This is the rigorous academic experience that only an accredited nonprofit university can offer, and the flexibility I need.”