96%

Acceptance Rate

$26,284

Avg.Financial Aid

003794

FAFSA Code

About Saint Martins University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,607

Website

https://www.stmartin.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

NWCCU

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Saint Martin's University which is a private, Roman Catholic university, is located in Lacey, WA. Saint Martin's University occupies a total area of about 380 acres. In 1895, Saint Martin's University was founded. The motto of the Saint Martin's University is "Think with heart" and its official colors are red & white. Out of total 1,565 students enrolled at SMU, 1,344 belong to undergraduate courses while 221 are postgraduate students. The school has a total of 202 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Interestingly, Saint Martin's University has an ethnically diverse student population. At SMU around 45% are white, 15% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 10% are Asian. And, at the university, around 75% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 52% of the students are females and 48% are males. In its 125 years of existence, SMU has produced several known personalities like Justin Leone, Mike Thibault, Butch Otter, and Kyle Sokol. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At SMU, 120 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), and CSWE (Council on Social Work Education). The total endowment of the Saint Martin's University is around USD $27 million.

Location & Contact

Address

5000 Abbey Way SE

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3604914700
Fax: 3604384514
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of a university is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a university is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Saint Martin's University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

96%

SAT Range

1020 - 1220

ACT Range

18 - 24

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Though the varsity takes in only a few number of students, and the admission to SMU is fairly easy. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Saint Martin's University. It is a non-refundable amount. The SAT score in the range of 970-1170 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Saint Martin's University, must score 20 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 17 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey, Washington 98503-7500. To gather more information, they can call them at (360) 491-4700.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$22,578

Average Annual Cost

$36,950

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$406

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,446

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,000

Total One Year Cost

$52,802

Before applying to SMU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $53,818. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($38,560), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($12,000), and budget for other expenses ($3,000). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

78%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$89

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

61 Graduates

Computer Science

39 Graduates

Psychology, General

32 Graduates

Biology, General

28 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

27 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

26 Graduates

Civil Engineering

26 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

19 Graduates

Social Work

15 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

12 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

11 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

9 Graduates

History

9 Graduates

Mathematics

9 Graduates

Political Science and Government

9 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

7 Graduates

Anthropology

7 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

7 Graduates

Chemistry

5 Graduates

Education, General

5 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

4 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,345

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

36%

Full-time

87%

Part-time

13%

Students Gender

Male

52%

US National: 44%

Female

48%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

50% White

3% Unknown

6% Black

13% Hispanic

7% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

9% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

5% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

35%

Out Of State

64%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$61,348 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 75% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

75%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,550/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,896/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,896/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Saints

School Colors

red, white, and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

116

Total Female Athletes

120

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by SMU. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $12,000 per year. The students at Saint Martin's University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $5,896 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 48% male and 52% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$47,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$23,250

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$241 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$26,284

Students Receiving Federal Grants

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,646

Students Receiving State Aid

27%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,508

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$21,732

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$33,904

$30K - $48K

$31,323

$48K - $75K

$27,402

$75K - $110K

$23,994

> $110K

$20,475

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,036,267

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,167,172

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at SMU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,990, whereas the financial aid is $21,896. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $8,812 as well as institutional aid worth $21,896. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at SMU based on students' financial needs add up to $1,036,267 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $3,167,172.

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