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IPEDS ID: 236452
OPE ID: 00379400
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Saint Martin's University
5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey, Washington 98503-7500
Distance from ZIP:  0.0 miles from 98503
General information:  (360) 491-4700
Website:  www.stmartin.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:  Suburb: Midsize
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  1,719 (1,381 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  11 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
5%
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2015Full timePart time
Total faculty77122
Instructional77122
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
Tuition and fees$28,740$30,284$31,688$33,1944.8%
Books and supplies$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,0000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$9,360$9,660$9,990$10,3403.5%
Other$3,000$3,094$3,000$3,0000.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$7,500$8,543$8,640$8,9003.0%
Other$3,000$3,094$3,000$3,0000.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,000$3,094$3,000$3,0000.0%
Total Expenses2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
On Campus$42,100$44,038$45,678$47,5344.1%
Off Campus$40,240$42,921$44,328$46,0944.0%
Off Campus with Family$32,740$34,378$35,688$37,1944.2%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
Tuition$13,140
Fees$0
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
  • Prepaid tuition plan: Saint Martin's accepts GET credits for families that have purchased credit through the GET Program. Tuition Payment Plan: Monthly payment plan option allows students to make 10 monthly payments for the school year from July through April. 8 and 9 month plans are available if the plan begins in August or September. Monthly plans are also available for one semester if the student is only enrolled in one semester. There is an enrollment fee of $50 with no interest charged.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid114393%————
Grant or scholarship aid14393%$3,316,527$23,192
Federal grants4630%$216,966$4,717
Pell grants4630%$202,227$4,396
Other federal grants1610%$14,739$921
State/local government grant or scholarships3422%$310,600$9,135
Institutional grants or scholarships14292%$2,788,961$19,641
Student loan aid9260%$674,254$7,329
Federal student loans9058%$525,784$5,842
Other student loans117%$148,470$13,497
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,07274%$22,012,894$20,534
Pell grants49134%$2,101,528$4,280
Federal student loans72450%$5,808,771$8,023
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2012-20132013-20142014-2015
Average net price$19,069$19,953$20,571
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2012-20132013-20142014-2015
$0 – $30,000$12,911$13,313$11,859
$30,001 – $48,000$15,433$15,060$15,791
$48,001 – $75,000$17,446$18,867$18,864
$75,001 – $110,000$22,669$21,608$25,952
$110,001 and more$23,611$23,594$26,257
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2015
Total enrollment1,719
Undergraduate enrollment1,381
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment187
Graduate enrollment338
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 73%
Part-time: 27%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 51%
Female: 49%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 5%
Black or African American: 7%
Hispanic/Latino: 12%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 2%
White: 55%
Two or more races: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Non-resident alien: 7%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 64%
25 and over: 36%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 73%
Out-of-state: 23%
Foreign countries: 4%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2014.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 26%
Part-time: 74%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 9%
Enrolled in some distance education: 12%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 79%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 99%
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2015
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants945393552
Percent admitted93%92%94%
Percent admitted who enrolled20%22%19%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2015 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT14883%
ACT4726%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading460580
SAT Math458570
SAT Writing440550
ACT Composite2126
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 76%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2014 and Returned in Fall 2015
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 37 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2015.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 49%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2007]
4-year: 35%
6-year: 48%
8-year: 49%
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 38%
6-year: 49%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2007 or Fall 2009
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 44%
Female: 53%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 58%
Black or African American: 13%
Hispanic/Latino: 46%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 78%
White: 52%
Two or more races: 67%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 40%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General34--
Category total34--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting15--
Business Administration and Management, General95--
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other-54-
Category total11054-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General0--
Category total0--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science8--
Category total8--
Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-45
Education, General2--
Education, Other-3-
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-32
Elementary Education and Teaching30-0
Reading Teacher Education-0-
Secondary Education and Teaching--2
Special Education and Teaching, General400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other-15-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels--7
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-0-
Category total362516
Engineering
Civil Engineering, General142-
Mechanical Engineering423-
Category total565-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Engineering/Industrial Management-8-
Category total-8-
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General7--
Category total7--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse22--
Category total22--
History
History, General8--
Category total8--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies26--
Category total26--
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General7--
Category total7--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other4--
Category total4--
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies6--
Category total6--
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General6--
Category total6--
Psychology
Counseling Psychology-38-
Psychology, General44--
Category total4438-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Community Organization and Advocacy3--
Social Work18--
Category total21--
Social Sciences
Anthropology3--
Political Science and Government, General15--
Category total18--
Visual and Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General2--
Music, General0--
Category total2--
Grand total41513016
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 220
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 63
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 277
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 14
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $13,087
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $8,507
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $1,547
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $1,857
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 82%
Part-time students: 20%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2014-2015 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division II (without football) MenWomen
All Track Combined7550
Baseball36
Basketball1313
Golf117
Soccer2522
Softball18
Volleyball17
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities4/1/1933 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels4/22/2014 -  Accredited
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs6/23/2008 -  Accredited
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs6/23/2008 -  Accredited
2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations300
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations200
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible32
Rape0
Fondling1
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary281
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible22
Rape0
Fondling0
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary180
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201320122011
Default rate4.2%5.8%6.1%
Number in default182528
Number in repayment420430452
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)