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We are accepting applications for spring - semester starts on May 18, 2015.

Graduate Studies



Physical location
438 Old Main

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

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

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

How to apply

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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.

Fall Semester July 1
Spring Semester December 1
Summer session May 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. A current resume or CV.
  4. A brief (1 page) personal statement discussing your immediate educational and long-range career objectives in relation to your chosen field.
  5. Contact information, including name, phone number and email address, for 3 professional references that can speak to your preparedness for graduate school.
  6. 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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