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We are accepting applications for Spring - JBLM classes begin January 5, 2015. Main Campus classes begin January 12, 2015.


Graduate Studies

Email
gradstudies@stmartin.edu

Telephone
360-412-6142

Physical location
438 Old Main

Mailing address
Graduate Studies
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503

Office hours
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Monday - Tuesday

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday

How to apply


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Deadlines
Applications are accepted throughout the year. However, it is in your interest to meet the following priority dates. This is especially true if you are applying for financial aid, assistantships or scholarships.


Deadlines for main campus  
Summer semester (May - July)  May 1
Fall semester (late August - December) June 1
Spring semester (January - May) November 1
   
Deadlines for JBLM campus  
Summer session (May - July) May 1
Fall session I (August - October) June 1
Fall session I (October - December) September 1
Spring session I (January - March November 1
Spring session II (March - May) February 1
 


Application steps

Step 1: Complete the online application for graduate admission
Step 2: Send all supplemental and supporting documents below to the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS)
  1. Online payment or check for $50 application fee made out to "Saint Martin's University"
  2. Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended sent directly from the institution to OGS. International students must also submit official English translations for any transcripts not in English.
  3. Test scores: (GRE or MAT) sent directly from the testing agency and an official copy of WEST-B results (reading, writing and math).  Detailed information on these tests can be found on our Admission resources PDF. For the WEST-B tests, qualifying SAT/ACT scores can supplant WEST-B tests. Any combination of tests below will suffice; official documentation required.
    Subject WEST-B SAT ACT
    Math 240 515 22
    Reading 240 500 22
    Writing 240 490 8


  4. Three letters of recommendation.
    Have each recommender send their signed form directly to the Saint Martin’s University Office of Graduate Studies. Letter writers are encouraged to attach a letter further detailing qualifications.
  5. Curriculum vitae outlining your professional or work experience details
  6. Proof of fingerprinting and clearance through OSPI. Two parts:
    1. WSP fingerprint background check form.
    2. Fingerprinting done at an Educational School District (ESD) office. Detailed information on fingerprinting procedures and payments can be found on our Admission resources PDF. Turn in your receipt.
  7. Character and Fitness form
  8. Program advising appointment
  9. International students must also submit an official TOEFL or IELTS score report and a completed declaration of finances form along with financial documentation - an official bank statement or letter. Additionally, international students should submit a copy of their passport.
Step 3: On-site essay. Applicants must come to the College of Education to write a brief personal statement of approximately 300-400 words. To schedule your appointment, please email the College of Education and Counseling Psychology: education@stmartin.edu
Step 4: Once admitted, students will be required to submit the following pre-enrollment materials.

We encourage applicants to get these materials in as soon as possible (even during the application process) as they are needed before students can register.
 
  1. Pre-program observation form
  2. Proof of valid CPR /First Aid card or course registration
  3. Photo (can be electronic)

International students must also submit an official TOEFL or IELTS score report and a completed declaration of finances form along with supporting financial documentation - an official bank statement or letter. Additionally, international students should submit a copy of their passport.

The Office of Graduate Studies

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