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Saint Martin's University
Lacey, WA
Saint Martin's, founded in 1895, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 380-acre campus is located in Lacey, three miles east of Olympia.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,281
   Women 642 (50.1%)
   Men 639 (49.9%)
Graduate Students 304
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 95% of 1,344 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.40
SAT Math 519 average
475-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 523 average
460-565 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
20-28 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $49,056
  Tuition and Fees $34,356
  Room and Board $10,700
Average Percent of Need Met 81%
Average Freshman Award $25,672
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 76
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 33% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 15% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Lacey Population 44,919
Nearest Metropolitan Area Seattle
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 75% of freshmen, 33% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 1.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.6% Asian
6.6% Black/African-American
15.2% Hispanic/Latino
5.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
2.9% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
56.4% White
5.3% Unknown
International Students 4.8% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning 81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 41.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported