Bastyr University: Narrative Description

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14500 Juanita Dr., NE
Kenmore, WA 98028-4966
Tel: (425)823-1300; Admissions: (425)602-3080; Fax: (425)823-6222; Web Site:

Description: Independent, upper-level, specialized, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, and first professional degrees and post-master's and first professional certificates. Founded 1978. Setting: 50-acre suburban campus with easy access to Seattle. Total enrollment: 1,005. Faculty: 130 (49 full-time, 81 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 162 applied, 82% were admitted. Full-time: 181 students, 85% women, 15% men. Part-time: 43 students, 67% women, 33% men. Students come from 20 states and territories, 5 other countries, 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 0% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 6% international, 60% 25 or older, 6% live on campus, 55% transferred in. Independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $60. Tuition: $11,600 full-time, $252 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $918 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and program. Part-time tuition varies according to course load and program. College room only: $4420. Room charges vary according to housing facility.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Parent Resource Center, Nature Club, Spirituality in Focus, Environmental Action Team, Toastmasters. Major annual events: Community Day, Talent Show, Graduation Party and Dance. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: student patrols, late night transport-escort service. Option: coed housing available. Bastyr University Library with 12,000 books, 250 serials, 4,800 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $252,275. 16 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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