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Saint Martin's University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

1,811 students

75% admitted

  • 1,219 full time
  • 592 part time
  • 579 men full time
  • 640 women full time
  • 720 applied
  • 541 admitted
  • 234 enrolled

1,375 Undergraduates

$29,950 tuition/year

  • 334 Graduates
  • 102 Non-Degree
  • $29,950 in state
  • $334 fees
  • $9,660 room & board
  • $1,000 books and supplies
  • (Based on stats from 2013/2014)

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Far West Mid-size suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Kelseyy from Lacey , WA
  • 0
  • Saint Martin's University has a positive and interactive atmosphere. it provides great education with a variety of major and grad programs. It is a campus where I feel comfortable and…

  • Mar-29-2012 Read More
  • Anonymous
  • 0
  • SMU is a small, liberal arts university with dynamic, enthusiastic and talented faculty. It's a fun and welcoming community that is easy to join. There are many opportunities to join…

  • Dec-14-2013 Read More
  • Megan from Kilauea, HI
  • 0
  • Saint Martin's University is a very welcoming community with a faculty and staff that help you succeed. There are great facilities and the environment is great. I highly recommend attending…

  • Apr-24-2012 Read More
  • sandydog36123
  • 0
  • saint martins univ. is a small univ. on a hill in Lacey that focuses on maintaining a relationship between professor and student. most of my class sizes are under 20…

  • May-14-2012 Read More
  • Paula from Tacoma, WA
  • 0
  • St. Martins is military friendly, offering shorten terms to allow for service members to complete their degrees while serving their country. They are dedicated to ensuring students are prepared to…

  • May-20-2012 Read More
Saint Martin's University
  • Located in Lacey, WA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 1,811 students enrolled
  • 75% admitted
  • $29,950 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • reviewer
  • Jan-05-2012 I am a current student here

    I like the campus and the city of Lacey. The school is close to Olympia and Tacoma so there is alot to do and see. The school is located on 350 acres of beautiful forest and ponds. The students are very nice and I have made a lot of friends both in my classes and out of them. I stay busy and enjoy being here.

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  • 5
  • Megan from Lacey, WA
  • Oct-10-2011 I am a current student here

    There are so many fun things to do on campus. There are sports to go watch, trails to hike, and cozy hidden study locals for those cold winter days. Anyone can come hang out in Campus Ministry and enjoy the snacks there.

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  • 4
  • Sarah from Olympia, WA
  • Apr-14-2011 I am a current student here

    As a small-town girl who grew up in a 360-degree panorama of green, I appreciate that the campus is surrounded by trees, providing a cushion from the urban sprawl outside. It is quieter and more peaceful than I thought it would be, for the middle of a city, which is very nice. The library and Harned Hall are great haunts for studying, and the latter is popular for socializing over a cup of coffee. When the weather is nice, you can go on a long nature walk with a friend, or camp out on a bench to chat or just people-watch. Somehow, it never becomes dull to hear the abbey church bells or to see the monks walking around on campus, either teaching or attending classes themselves. I knocked off a star from a full score because the dorms are frequently noisy. I do not know if it depends on what RA you have, but in my experience, quiet hours are rarely enforced outside of Dead Week (before/during finals).

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  • 5
  • Lyubov from Olympia, WA
  • Dec-28-2009 I am a current student here

    While visiting several schools in Washington, what made Saint Martin's University stand out is it's peaceful atmosphere. The place is intimate, quiet and surrounded by 380 acres of green. One can get a blanket sit on the grass and have a picnic, study or even read a book. The church that is also on campus with the university adds even more serenity to the place because sometimes one can hear the bell, which sounds like a soundtrack added to a play to make it stand out and perfect. It's an ideal environment for studying, relaxing and basically enjoying your time.

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  • 2
  • Kathleen from Lakewood, WA
  • Aug-29-2009 I am a past student here

    Dorm life was rather boring. Not many interesting events on campus, and tons of rule- breaking going on, under the noses of RA's who choose unfairly when to enforce such rules...

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