Saint Martin's University

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Academic Excellence

We educate the whole person, meaning holistic, collaborative and experiential learning.

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Supportive Community

Saints recognize that we become who we are by our relationships with others.

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Transformative Outcomes

Saints make a positive difference in their lives and in the lives of others.

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Experience

Living and Learning in the PNW

See our amazing natural setting as well as the people, cultures and sectors that thrive here.

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For Every Saint

Since 1895, Saint Martin’s has aspired to be an inclusive community of learners, rooted in tradition and inspired toward progress. Informed by the Catholic intellectual tradition and guided by our Benedictine values, we educate future leaders to be mindful citizens of the world who exhibit wisdom and compassion in thought and through action.

Saints live with heart.
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Discovery Day

A Discovery Day is a perfect way to: learn more about Saint Martin's; learn about financial aid and scholarships; take a student led tour of our beautiful campus; meet current students, staff, and faculty; gather information to help you with your college search; and earn a $500 Campus Visit Award!

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Academic Excellence

Saint Martin’s University prepares students for successful lives through its undergraduate and graduate programs and certificate programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education, engineering, nursing and leadership.

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Our admissions team is devoted to making your journey as helpful, straightforward, and transparent as possible for you.

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Patty Lemon
Dean of Enrollment and Admissions

Undergraduate programs

We offer undergraduate programs through the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Education and Counseling, the School of Business, and the Hal and Inge Marcus School of Engineering.

Our admissions team is devoted to making your journey as helpful, straightforward, and transparent as possible for you.

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Patty Lemon
Dean of Enrollment and Admissions
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Maya Angelou once said, “every person is born with talent.” The Office of Graduate Admissions welcomes the opportunity to help you take the first step toward beginning your graduate program and cultivating your talent. Let’s get started!

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Roger Douglas
Interim Director of Graduate Admissions

Graduate programs

Our graduate programs in accounting, business, computer science, counseling, engineering and leadership studies provide flexibility and supportive faculty with real-world experience.

Maya Angelou once said, “every person is born with talent.” The Office of Graduate Admissions welcomes the opportunity to help you take the first step toward beginning your graduate program and cultivating your talent. Let’s get started!

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Roger Douglas
Interim Director of Graduate Admissions

More academic offerings

Certificate programs

Saint Martin's offers several non-degree and certificate programs in such high-demand areas as accounting, business and education to advance your career.

Ph.D. in Leadership Studies

This interdisciplinary doctoral program is designed to empower the next generation of researchers and scholars while addressing the pressing need for leadership in today’s world.

Washington Vets to Tech

Washington Vets to Tech (WaV2T) is a 16-week intensive program offered at Lacey and JBLM campuses that prepares active military and veterans for new careers in computer science and IT.

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A Community that Cares

Community is a Benedictine value and core theme at Saint Martin's. We build community inside and outside the classroom, sharing our diverse lived experiences and creating new shared memories and missions with one another.

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Once a Saint, always a Saint

During their time at Saint Martin's, students, faculty and staff grow intellectually, personally and spiritually. Together, as Saints, we support one another as we each find and follow our purpose, always striving to think, act, and lead with heart.

Saint Stories

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"This hands-on training provided valuable experience and practical lessons that are difficult to teach by other means."
Peter Truax
Computer Science Professor
Living Our Benedictine Values
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Dignity of Work
To appreciate the dignity of work in God’s creation. "They live by the labor of their hands.” — Rule of Benedict 48
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Peter Truax
Computer Science Professor
Cassidy Walchak-Sloan secures All-American finish and shatters records in historic cross country season
"I had no idea I broke the school record until after the race when my coach told me. Achieving another school record never crossed my mind, but it made the race all that more special."
Cassidy Walchak-Sloan
Cross country athlete
Living Our Benedictine Values
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Dignity of Work
To appreciate the dignity of work in God’s creation. "They live by the labor of their hands.” — Rule of Benedict 48
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Cassidy Walchak-Sloan
Cross country athlete
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"Students said the visit to Microsoft was an invaluable learning experience, and our hosts were so gracious and informative!"
Women in Technology Club
Radana Dvorak, Ph.D.
Living Our Benedictine Values
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Dignity of Work
To appreciate the dignity of work in God’s creation. "They live by the labor of their hands.” — Rule of Benedict 48
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Women in Technology Club
Radana Dvorak, Ph.D.
Men's basketball makes history with first ever #1 national ranking
"The latest rankings and any success we're having is simply a result of having such a special group of players. They're focused on the right things, they work incredibly hard and they're unselfish people who care about each other."
Coach Aaron Landon
Men's basketball team
Living Our Benedictine Values
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Dignity of Work
To appreciate the dignity of work in God’s creation. "They live by the labor of their hands.” — Rule of Benedict 48
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Coach Aaron Landon
Men's basketball team

The Beautiful Pacific Northwest

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Diversity, innovation and sustainability

These are the qualities of the Pacific Northwest that inspire us and are reflected in our community and programs.

News & Events

News

Saint Martin’s University says Lacey MakerSpace renovations and classes broaden students’ and community’s access to the innovators’ workshop

LACEY, Wash. - Thanks to this year’s extensive renovations to the Lacey MakerSpace on the Saint Martin’s University campus, the University’s students, staff and the public now have expanded use of the workshop’s classes and varied resources. With free memberships for the University’s students, faculty and staff, a convenient campus location, and networking opportunities, Lacey MakerSpace has much to offer to the academic, business and artisan communities.