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SAINT MARTIN'S UNIVERSITY, LACEY, WASHINGTON

Lacey, WashingtonLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1895Established Year
  1565Enrollment

Saint Martin's University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Vaishnavi Agrawal Vaishnavi Agrawal
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Saint Martin’s University provides primarily liberal arts degrees and has an open admission policy with an acceptance rate of over 97%. This university was established in 1895 in Lacey, Washington. SMU has a total enrolment of 16,000+ students around 99% of whom are US citizens or permanent residents.

Highlights

College TypePrivate
Campus SettingSuburban
EndowmentUSD $12.8 million
Campus Housing41%
Student Retention Rate76%
Work-study programyes
Mode of ProgramFull time; Part time; online
Annual cost of Attendance$52,895
Admission Helpdesk360-459-4333

Ranking

  • #193 in Most Diverse Colleges in America-2020 by niche.com
  • #425 in top private colleges in America-2020 by niche.com
  • #406 in safest college campuses in America-2020 by niche.com

Campus

  • The university offers many on-campus facilities to resident students as well as commuting students. These include parking and transportation facilities, locker facilities and lounge access at the student activity center (TUB) is also available. A Parsons Store and St Gertrude’s Cafe are located on campus. A Student Health Centre and a Counselling and Wellness Centre are also available on campus.
  • SMU has 40+ student-run clubs and organizations catering to academic interests, social causes, etc.
  • Many academic events, religious Benedictine events, community events, etc are organized by the university all year round.
  • Around 49% of the undergraduate students attending SMU are White, while the other 51% is made up of Asians, African /Americans, Hispanics and students from other ethnicities.
  • Lacey offers opportunities to explore restaurants, music venues, hiking trails, water sports, etc.

Residence

  • There are 4 on-campus residence halls. Single occupancy& double occupancy rooms are available in the residence halls. Suite style housing and apartments are also available.
  • First-year students are required to live in double occupancy rooms while students in higher years are eligible for single occupancy rooms.
  • Each student is provided with Ethernet and cable access, a bed, a desk and chair, a nightstand, a dresser, and a built-in wardrobe closet. All rooms are also equipped with a mini-fridge and a microwave.
  • Shared facilities available include community lounges, study lounges, kitchen and laundry facilities, exercise rooms, computer labs a convenience store and much more.

Programs

  • Saint Martin’s University offers 28 undergraduate degrees as well as 7 graduate degree programs. Business studies, engineering degrees, education programs, etc are offered at the university.
  • Some of the popular majors include business administration, marketing, and related support services and engineering.
  • In addition to traditional academic programs the university also offers pre-health majors, pre-professional pathways and intensive ESL (English as a Second Language) programs.
  • The university offers evening MBA classes to suit the needs of working professionals looking to accelerate their careers. Students are required to complete 36 semester hours in order to graduate.

Application Process

Graduate Level: Apply from the website’s portal.

  • Application Fee: Undergraduate: N/A; Graduate: 50 USD
  • Student Class Profile:
    • Total Enrolment: 1,607; Undergraduate Enrolment: 1,345; Graduate Enrolment: 262
    • Percentage of Part-Time Students: 13%; Percentage of Full Time Students: 87%
    • Percentage of Male Students: 48%; Percentage of Female Students: 52%
    • Average SAT Scores: 1130 (Math: 560; Reading+ Writing: 570)
    • Average GPA of entering students (undergraduate level): 3.4
  • Documents Required: Online Application, Official Transcripts, English Proficiency Scores (TOEFL-iBT: 71; IELTS: 6.0, PTE Academic: 48), copy of passport
  • Overall Graduation Rate: 62% ; Retention Rate: 78% (Full Time Undergraduate Students), 100% (Part-Time Undergraduate Students)

Cost of Attendance

Estimated Cost for International Undergraduate students:

Type of ExpenseCost (USD)
Tuition Fees39,500
Books and Supplies1,000
Room5,860
Meals6,550
Activity Fees280
Health Centre Fees160
Room Deposit200
Other Fees220
Health Insurance1,590
Personal Expenses1,000
Total Cost56,360

Estimated Cost for Graduate level students:

Type of ExpenseCost (USD)
Application Fee50
Tuition/ credit1320
Program surcharge/ credit hour75

The tuition and other expenses for graduate students vary by program.

Financial Aid for International Students

  • International students at Saint Martin’s University may apply for merit-based scholarships only as financial aid.
  • The two types of scholarships available include institutional scholarships and private (external) scholarships. Institutional scholarships do not require any separate applications. However, students need to follow separate application processes for external scholarships.
  • Merit scholarships usually have certain GPA and English Proficiency Requirements.
  • Some of the scholarships available to international students are: International Merit Award (up to 10,000 USD/ year); Outstanding Achievement Awards (up to1000 USD); TOEFL/ IELTS Scholarships (up to 2,000 USD)

Alumni

  • SMU Alumni are a close-knit family who enjoys an invitation to networking and socializing events, membership opportunities in the National Alumni Board and career and mentoring opportunities.
  • Some of the distinguished alumni of SMU are Butch Otter (businessman); Justin Leone (baseball player); Mike Thibault (basketball coach)

Placement

  • Career Services offered by the university include Handshake access for students, annual career fairs, etiquette dinners and much more.
  • Saint Martin’s University has an employment rate of 89%.
  • The average salary of students is 47,800 USD/year 6 years after graduating.
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Saint Martin's University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population1909
FAFSA Code003794
Application Cost$50
Accreditation NWCCU
Average Cost of Attendance$38,150 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-71- -
IELTS-6- -
PTE-48- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score10859801190 81%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing545490600-
Mathematics540490590-
ACT211824 23%

Saint Martin's University Acceptance Rate

97.5%

Acceptance Rate

1368

Total Applicants

1909

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

49.2%

Male

50.8%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program97.5%
Total Applicants1557
Total Enrolled1518
Graduate
Graduate Programs97.5%
Total Applicants401
Total Enrolled391

Saint Martin's University Enrollment

Enrollment
Saint Martin's University Enrollment1909
Undergraduate Enrollment1518
Graduate Enrollment391
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate52.0%

Attendance Cost

$38,150

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$38,150 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$11,030 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$3,000 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$9,360 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,000 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,000 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,000 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Program Wise Accreditations
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
26331075155829
+1-360-491-4700
TELEPHONE
5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey, WA 98503
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NEARBY THIS CAMPUS


Bus Station

College at Woodland Square [sb]0.14 Km
College at Pacific [nb]0.32 Km
Pacific at St. Martin's College [wb]0.44 Km
College at Woodland Square [nb]0.47 Km
College at Pacific [sb]0.64 Km
Ruddell at Pacific [nb]0.65 Km
Pacific at Webb [wb]0.72 Km
Pacific at Bowker0.72 Km
Lacey Blvd at Alder [eb]0.86 Km
Lacey Blvd at Church [eb]12.27 Km
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Shopping Mall

ClearBrook Business Park0.75 Km
Lacey Downs Plaza0.86 Km
Martin Way Marketplace1.42 Km
garmin watch1.53 Km
South Sound Center1.7 Km
Olympia Square2.35 Km
Olympic Barber Shop2.37 Km
Advanced Recovery Car Repo Lot3.15 Km
Sunglass Outfitters by Sunglass Hut3.33 Km
The Landing at Hawks Prairie4.12 Km
Hawks Prairie Village Mall4.24 Km
Black Hawk Plaza5.21 Km
New Caldonia6.48 Km
Tumwater Craft District7.57 Km
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Book Store

The Toy Box Collectables0.87 Km
Olympic Cards & Comics1.18 Km
Value Village1.25 Km
Last Earth Distro6.12 Km
Last Word Books & Press6.13 Km
Orca Books6.15 Km
Kevin book6.17 Km
Christian Science Reading Room6.45 Km
De Colores Books6.47 Km
Rachelle Book store6.52 Km
The Estate Store6.6 Km
Danger Room Comics6.66 Km
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Airport

Stonehedge Heliport6.51 Km
Westwater Inn Heliport7.59 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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