Student appreciation night In St. Gertrude's cafeteria Director of the Career Center, Ann Adams with a student



Office of International Programs
and Development

5000 Abbey Way SE
Old Main Room 430
Lacey, WA 98503
Phone: 360-438-4504
Fax: 360-438-4359
Email: intladmissions@stmartin.edu
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. PST


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International admissions

Attention: Spring 2015 application deadline is November 21, 2014!

Saint Martin's University welcomes international students from all over the world! Students find Saint Martin's University to be an exceptional place to learn, grow, and become.

Undergraduate program application procedures

To apply for an undergraduate degree program, please submit the following documents to the Office of International Programs and Development:

  1. Completed Common Application (submit online)
  2. Official transcripts (high school or university)1
  3. Financial declaration (official bank statement showing sufficient funds to cover the total cost of the program)2
  4. Proof of English proficiency3 (TOEFL 71/525, IELTS 6.0 academic, TOEIC 700)
  5. Copy of passport

1Please mail original transcript documents with English translations. Photocopies of transcripts will not be accepted. In some circumstances, we may require a WES evaluation of your transcripts before an admissions decision can be made.
2
Please mail original bank documents with English translations. Photocopies of account statements will be accepted.
3
Students transferring from a university in the United States with a grade of B or higher in ENG 101 and ENG 102 are not required to submit a TOEFL or IELTS test score.

TOEFL: Institutional- based

TOEFL: Internet- based

IELTS (Academic)

TOEIC

Full
admission

525

71

6.0

700

Conditional admission: Concurrent status

480-524

54-70

5.0-5.5

560-699

Conditional admission:
Full time ESL

479 or lower

53 or lower

4.5 or lower

559 or lower

Intensive ESL program application procedures

To apply for the intensive ESL program, please submit the following documents to the Office of International Programs and Development:

  1. Completed ESL application (print and email to intladmissions@stmartin.edu or submit by mail)
  2. $50 ESL application fee (payable by wire transfer or international money order made payable to Saint Martin’s University)
  3. Official transcripts (high school or university)1
  4. Financial declaration (official bank statement showing sufficient funds to cover the total cost of the program)2
  5. Copy of passport

1Please mail original transcript documents with English translations. Photocopies of transcripts will not be accepted. In some circumstances, we may require a WES evaluation of your transcripts before an admissions decision can be made.
2Please mail original bank documents with English translations. Photocopies of account statements will be accepted.

Graduate studies

We encourage students from around the world to pursue education beyond the baccalaureate degree. That's why we offer seven graduate programs in the fields of business, counseling, education and engineering.

Our programs include:

  • Master of arts in counseling psychology (MAC)
  • Master of business administration (MBA)
  • Master of civil engineering (MCE)
  • Master of education (MED)
  • Master of engineering management (MEM)
  • Master of mechanical engineering (MME)
  • Master of teaching (MIT)

To review each program and learn how to apply, please visit our office of graduate studies.

Important dates and deadlines

Housing move-in day August 20
Orientation August 21-24
TOEFL Test August 22
TOEFL Test December 5
Classes start August 25
Classes end December 11
Housing move-in day January 7
Orientation January 8-11
TOEFL Test January 9
TOEFL Test May 1
Classes start January 12
Classes end May 7
Housing move-in day May 13
Orientation May 14-17
Classes start May 18
Classes end June 26
Housing move-in day June 24
Orientation June 22-28
Classes start June 29
Classes end August 7

University profile

  • Founded in 1895
  • Private, Catholic Benedictine comprehensive university
  • 380-acre campus, graced with woods, trails, and wildlife
  • 1 hour to Seattle; 2 hours to Portland; 45 minutes to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
  • 1,386 undergraduates and 275 graduate students on main campus in Lacey, Washington
  • 370 students at extension campuses at JBLM McChord Field (old McChord Air Force Base), JBLM Main (old Fort Lewis Army Post) and Centralia College
  • 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Average incoming first-year GPA for fall 2013: 3.46
  • Middle 50% unweighted high school GPA of entering first year students: 3.46
  • Average SAT scores: Writing 511, Math 537, Critical Reading 526
  • Average ACT score: 23
  • Middle 50% SAT (with ACT scores converted to SAT):1583
  • First-year student gender: 43% male; 57% female
  • Transfer student gender: 42% male; 58% female
  • First-year student race/ethnicity: 45% students of color
  • New transfer student race/ethnicity: 36% students of color
  • 44% of first-year students are Catholic (students represent a variety of religions and beliefs)
  • 23% of transfer students are Catholic
  • 22% of first-year students come from out-of-state (primarily California, Oregon, and Hawaii)
  • 79% of first-year undergraduates live in campus housing
  • 77 full-time and 125 part-time faculty members
  • O'Grady Library offers access to more than 28 million sources including microforms, books, journals, and recordings
  • NCAA Division II sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, track and field, and volleyball