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As a Top College & University for Military Advanced Education and Transition, Military Friendly® School, and the first Purple Heart University in Washington, we are proud to offer ROTC students the opportunity to study in a supportive and military-friendly environment. Pacific Lutheran University is the host college for Army ROTC in the Puget Sound region, with students cross-enrolling to participate in military science classes and PT.

Apply to Saint Martin's

Start your application ROTC Application instructions

ROTC program highlights
  • Robust scholarship opportunities (up to 100% of tuition and fees)

  • Supportive on-campus environment with numerous former military members among faculty, students, and staff

  • Numerous military-affiliated clubs on campus (Veterans Club, etc.)

  • Veterans Center for support and camaraderie

  • Cross-enrollment at PLU and UW (you do not need to apply to PLU or UW) for military science courses

ROTC resources:

Advisors fact sheet

Four year scholarship value


John P. Gouveia
Scholarship and
Career Counselor
P: 253-535-8740
C: 253-576-0077
F: 253-535-8711

Shannon Calhoun
Program Assistant

First Purple Heart University in Washington

First Purple Heart University in Washington

The Military Order of the Purple Heart designated Saint Martin’s the first Purple Heart university or college in Washington state. The designation is in recognition of Saint Martin’s history of supporting veterans and their families. 

Learn more about the Purple Heart University designation

Top College & University for Military

Top College & University for Military

Top College & University for Military

Saint Martin's University has been recognized by Military Advanced Education & Transition as one of the top schools for military personnel and their families. Saint Martin's takes pride in supporting our military learners, as evidenced by our strong relationship with JBLM.

Questions? Call us!