Mount Rainier

Living and learning in the Pacific Northwest

For over 125 years, we have been inspired by the amazing natural settings from sea to sky, as well as by the diverse people, cultures and industries that thrive here. 

Washington State Capitol Building

Lacey, Olympia, JBLM and beyond

Learn about the amazing cities and cultural resources surrounding our campus community in Thurston County, including Lacey, Olympia and Tumwater.

Nisqually Wildlife Refuge

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Experience the mosaic of different habitats and the diverse and abundant wildlife where the freshwater of the Nisqually River flows into Puget Sound.


Economic Development Council

Explore the different businesses that make up the dynamic, sustainable economy that supports the people who live and work in Thurston County.


Sea to city to sky

Saints have access to the best of the Pacific Northwest. Located just minutes from Olympia, the state capital, and between the metropolitan areas of Seattle and Portland, Saints enjoy urban excursions and outdoor adventures all year.

Students with heart

Bringing together diverse cultures

Western Washington State is home to diverse, vibrant communities. From honoring indigenous cultures to welcoming a larger global community, Saints are encouraged to deepen their understanding of their own cultures and learn more about others.

Photo of students walking on campus

Innovative and pioneering spirit

The Pacific Northwest has long been a hub for innovation from technology to transportation, from health care to dynamic civic engagement. Saints will to be inspired to innovate and make a positive impact in their world.

Our Common Home Farms

Commitment to stewardship and sustainability

Our amazing natural surroundings and our Benedictine value of stewardship compel Saints to become involved with green initiatives and programs across different sectors and preserve our common home.