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Why Saint Martin's?

Higher education for the common good

As the only Catholic Benedictine university west of the Rockies, the Saint Martin’s way of life is grounded in both intellectual rigor and moral thought and action. Our community of students, faculty, and staff is not afraid to ask the big questions—about faith, reason, service, and community—for we are all on a shared journey toward lives of meaning and purpose. 

Saints live with heart

We are united by our care for each other  and the wider world. We pursue knowledge and meaningful work with passion. We support one another through our challenges, whatever they may be. And we live fully in, with, and of this world. At Saint Martin's, we think, act, pray, serve and live with heart.

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For Every Saint

In May 2022, Saint Martin's launched the "For Every Saint: The Campaign for Saint Martin’s Abbey and University," which will raise $100 million in critical funding to bring together "people, place and purpose" to serve and expand Saint Martin's educational mission.

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Washington College of Distinction

Saint Martin's was named a Washington College of Distinction for 2024-25.