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Saint Martin’s University Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Saint Martin's University. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Saint Martin’s University Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Saint Martin's University was awarded 19 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is teacher development and methodology.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Saint Martin's as #952 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 58 colleges in Washington, Saint Martin's is ranked at #28.

See all of the rankings for Saint Martin's University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Saint Martin’s?

Acceptance Rate

Because it has a high acceptance rate of 98%, some consider Saint Martin's to be a safety school. But don't just assume that admittance is in the bag. Make sure to spend enough time on your application so that it is in tip-top shape.

Average Test Scores

About 81% of students accepted to Saint Martin's submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 600. Math scores were between 490 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Saint Martin's University  ( 490 to 600 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Saint Martin's University  ( 490 to 590 )
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800
Saint Martin's received ACT scores from 23% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Saint Martin's University  ( 18 to 24 )
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Learn more about Saint Martin’s University admissions.

Saint Martin’s University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Saint Martin's, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Saint Martin's University is 55%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  55 out of 100
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100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Saint Martin’s University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 78% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Saint Martin's University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  78 out of 100
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100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Saint Martin's this rate is 38%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  38 out of 100
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100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Saint Martin’s University.

Saint Martin’s University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,389 undergraduates at Saint Martin's with 1,257 being full-time and 132 being part-time.

How Much Does Saint Martin’s University Cost?

The overall average net price of Saint Martin's is $22,668. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Saint Martin’s

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$17,804 $18,503 $22,338 $23,533 $30,545

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Saint Martin's, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Saint Martin's, approximately 73% of students took out student loans averaging $6,724 a year. That adds up to $26,896 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Saint Martin's is 2.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Saint Martin’s Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Saint Martin's with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $47,800 in their early years. This is good news for future Saint Martin's graduates since it is 20% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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See which majors at Saint Martin’s University make the most money.

Location of Saint Martin’s University

Saint Martin's University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Lacey, Washington. The city atmosphere of Lacey makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for Saint Martin's are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5000 Abbey Way Se, Lacey, WA 98503-7500
Phone: 360-491-4700
Website: https://www.stmartin.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/saintmartinsuniversity
Twitter: http://twitter.com/smunews

Saint Martin’s University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 34 majors graduated from Saint Martin's University. Of these students, 315 received undergraduate degrees and 55 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 54 $35,800
Mechanical Engineering 38 $52,600
General Psychology 36 $30,200
General Biology 27 $27,100
Civil Engineering 24 $58,400
Nursing 15 $67,600
Accounting 13 NA
Social Work 12 NA
Computer Science 12 NA
Communication & Media Studies 11 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Saint Martin's University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Saint Martin’s

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2018-2019, 316 students took at least one online class at Saint Martin's University. This is an increase from the 269 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 316 49
2017-2018 269 55
2016-2017 254 58
2015-2016 300 78
2013-2014 329 119

Learn more about online learning at Saint Martin’s University.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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