About AUS

A University for Visionaries

Antioch University Seattle (AUS) is at the forefront in providing learner-centered education. AUS is a non-profit, fully accredited institution of higher learning with 40 years of experience in empowering students with the knowledge and skills to pursue their career goals, lead meaningful lives and to advance social, economic, and environmental justice.

Learn about our Mission, Vision, and Core Values here.

Academic departments and programs embrace the mission of intellectual, personal and social transformation with the following degrees and certifications:

AUS faculty members are among the best in their fields, inspiring an equally high caliber of students. Education program students consistently score 12 percent higher than the national average in national examinations. Our MA in Clinical Psychology program boasts a 90 percent completion rate, and 87 percent of those students become employed within six months – 91 percent of them as licensed mental health counselors.

AUS also offers academic credit for life experience, onsite community counseling, partnerships with local schools, and elite programs in Drama and Art Therapy. AUS extensively supports veterans of all branches of the United States armed forces as well those who served in volunteer humanitarian organizations such as the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA. This spirit of service is exemplified in Master of Science in Management and Leadership, designed for veterans and those who have served the greater good by engaging their valuable experience and translating it into practical skills to further their career paths.

Whether you visit us on campus or meet AUS community members at events, conferences, or working in the field, it quickly becomes clear: AUS transforms its students and empowers them to become leaders for positive change.