College of Nursing


  • Vision

    A community of scholars, educating nursing leaders committed to service and social justice.


    We embody the Jesuit values of service to others; a commitment to social justice, and life-long learning. Additionally, our values embrace the global community, humanitarian emphasis, leadership, scholarship, clinical competence and collegiality.


    Seattle University College of Nursing is a learning community comprised of students, faculty, staff, and health care professionals who support each other in providing quality educational programs and pursuing scholarly endeavors.

    • We actively work to assure the provision of quality nursing care to vulnerable and under served populations.
    • We sustain a dynamic educational process that responds to changes in the health care needs of the community.
    • We employ creative teaching strategies for the promotion of critical thinking and ethical individual skills and talents.
    • We seek diversity in our students and faculty and value diversity in our community.
    • We are committed to the advancement of nursing knowledge through scholarship, research and publication.
    • We promote nursing leadership by graduating students who are competent and confident in their abilities and who recognize a responsibility to use their Seattle University education for the health and welfare of their communities.