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Seattle University Matteo Ricci College Records

Identifier: RG 024

Scope and Contents note

This collection includes documents from the original Carnegie Grant in 1975, the Six-Year-College Task Force, extensive documentation and development of its unique curriculum, correspondence, minutes, speeches, press releases, marketing, and budgets.


  • 1971-2003
  • Majority of material found within 1975 - 2000


Conditions Governing Access note

The collection is open for research.

Biographical/Historical note

Originally developed with a Carnegie Fund grant in 1975, Matteo Ricci College was recognized as an innovative academic experiment for its integration of eight years of high school and college into a six year baccalaureate humanities degree. Two separate academic tracks, Form I (high school level) and Form II (university level) were designed to omit redundancy in academic coursework. The original pilot enrolled students from Seattle Preparatory High School and later expanded to include other Seattle area high schools.


10 Linear Feet (10 boxes)

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Seattle University's Matteo Ricci College offers an undergraduate bachelor of humanities degree in a unique six year program that combines three years of high school and three years on the Seattle University campus.

Guide to the Seattle University Matteo Ricci College Records
Jeff Winter and Mary Linden Sepulveda
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Funding for preparing the finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Repository Details

Part of the Seattle University, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons, Special Collections Repository

901 12th Avenue
Seattle WA 98122-1090 USA