Important Information

How to apply: undergraduate

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First priority review Oct. 15
Second priority review Nov. 1
Third priority review Dec. 1
Fourth priority review Feb. 1
Fifth priority review Mar. 1


How to apply: graduate

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Applications accepted year-round*


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  • Completed graduate application
  • $100 non-refundable deposit
    (to cover the cost of international application administration)
  • Official transcripts**
  • Copy of passport

How to apply: English as a Second Language

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International applicants:
4 weeks prior to start of term

Domestic transfer students:
2 weeks prior to start of term

Our intensive ESL program has a "late start" spring semester in order to better match Asian academic calendars.


  • Completed ESL application*
  • Official transcripts†
  • Copy of passport

English proficiency

We welcome you from around the world! To apply for undergraduate and graduate admission, all international students must demonstrate English proficiency by one of the following methods:

1. Submit an official score report from a test listed below with a score meeting the admission requirement:

  TOEFL (paper) TOEFL (online) IELTS (academic) TOEIC PTE (academic) GTEC CBT SAT (total score) ACT (composite score)
Full admission 525 71 6.0 700 48 1126 1030 20
Conditional admission: Concurrent status 480-524 54-70 5.0-5.5 600-699 42-47 1001-1125 960-1020 18-19
Conditional admission: Full-time ESL 479 or lower 53 or lower 4.5 or lower 599 or lower 41 or lower 1000 or lower 950 or lower 17 or lower

2. Transfer from an accredited college or university in the U.S.

You must have a grade of B or higher in ENG 101 or ENG 102 completed within the previous three years before admission to Saint Martin's University.

3. Transfer from a partner language school.

You must have successfully completed the highest English level of the lanugage school. The English proficiency requirement will be waived for admissions purposes.

Partner language schools include the following:

  • ELS Educational Services Inc.
    • Successful completion of ELS level 112 Intensive Program - English for Academic Purposes required