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Seattle University, Albers School of Business and Economics Accounting Program Profile

Written by AnonymousFebruary 29, 2012
Seattle University

Seattle University
Seattle, Washington
Albers School of Business and Economics
Bachelor of Arts, Accounting; Bachelor of Arts Business Administration

Seattle University's Albers School of Business and Economics allows students to choose a major in accounting after completing core foundation courses in business administration or economics. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business accredits the Albers School of Business and Economics. Combining internship experience and academic coursework provides undergraduates with the opportunity to troubleshoot issues in class and to apply what has been learned in the actual workplace. The program allows students to work at their own pace, this flexibility allows students to finish the degree whenever it is best for them and has made Seattle University a competitive program for students who study and work at the same time. Students become acquainted with their professors as undergraduates which helps them build a personal network of professionals. Albers School of Business and Economics has been named one of Princeton Review's Best Business Schools. Seattle University is a Jesuit institution affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church, though students from all faiths attend the school.

What's the school's contact information?
Albers School of Business and Economics
901 12th Avenue
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, Washington 98122
Phone: (206) 296-5700

Type of school? Private

How much is tuition?
Annual tuition: $32,400
Room and board: $4,855
Books and supplies: $1,440

What's the typical school profile?
Seattle University has a total enrollment of 4,565 undergraduate students. Of the student population, 39 percent are male and 61 percent are female. Approximately 50 percent of all students are from out of state.

What type of test scores do I need?
Range for SAT Critical Reading: 530-640
Range got SAT Math: 520-630
Range for SAT Writing: 520-630
Range for Act Composite: 24-29
Average High School GPA: 3.58

Regular application deadline: January 15

Career and placement:
Roughly 80 percent of Albers School of Business and Economics graduates become employed full-time after completing their undergraduate degree. Approximately 40 percent choose to attend graduate school after completion of their undergraduate degree.

Seattle University’s Career Services provides a model to help students understand what goals they would like to pursue after graduation. This model is called the Connection/Reflection model and it has students ask themselves some important questions while they are preparing to gear up for the workforce such as: Who am I?, What are my future options?, What actions will I take to make those options fit?, and What is my next choice?

Career Services also offers many resources to help students gain experience before they seek full-time career employment after graduation. Mock interviews help students find ways to show off their best qualities. Internships help undergraduates attain the office etiquette they will need to employ later in their careers. Networking with Seattle University Alumni also opens up job market opportunities for recent graduates.

All data is as of 2012.