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Undergrad Profile

For 120 years, our Catholic heritage and Benedictine values, including justice, respect for others, and stewardship, have inspired Saint Martin’s students and shaped their vision of success. 

These values bring together a diverse, vibrant, and supportive community, which extends through our beautiful Pacific Northwest surroundings, rigorous academic programs, and cocurricular activities. Through personalized attention, a pledge to affordability, and numerous leadership opportunities, students leave Saint Martin’s eager to create, build, and serve. To think with heart.

A tradition of inspiration, innovation, and service
• Saint Martin’s students are annually
selected for the prestigious Washington State Legislative Internship Program.
• Alumni have gone on to work for American Airlines, Boeing, FEMA, Head Start, Intel, Microsoft, NASA, and public schools in Washington, Alaska, California, and Hawaii.

High-caliber, student-centered academic programs
• Over 55 academic programs
• Both short- and long-term study abroad programs, including those in Brazil, China, England, France, Japan, Korea, and Russia

A diverse, vibrant, and supportive community
• 40% students who are Catholic
• 40% students who are first in their families to attend college
• 45% students who are students of color

• 11% of undergraduates international students from countries such as Brazil, China, India, Japan, and Korea




Fast Facts
Our School of Engineering building is the highest LEED Platinum–rated educational facility in the Western Hemisphere.
$15 million
Student scholarships awarded last year
Average net price (tuition, housing, etc.) after scholarships and grants
Men’s and women’s NCAA Division II teams, including baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, softball, track & field, and volleyball
4+1 programs
Earn a bachelor’s and master’s in business or engineering in five years
Over 1,700
Total enrollment at Saint Martin’s
Halfway between Seattle and Portland, Saint Martin’s is close to urban excursions as well as outdoor fun.


Founded in 1895, Saint Martin’s University is an independent, four-year, coeducational university located on a wooded campus of more than 300 acres in Lacey, Washington. Saint Martin’s offers over 55 academic programs to students of all ages.
Undergraduate Programs
College of Arts and Sciences
Biology, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Community Services, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, English, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics, Music, Nursing (R.N. to B.S.N.), Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Work, Sociology and Cultural Anthropology, Theatre Arts
College of Education and Counseling Psychology
Educational Studies, Elementary Education, Special Education
School of Business
Accounting, Business Administration
School of Engineering
Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Other Areas of Study
Art, French, Geography, International Relations, Japanese, Philosophy,
Physics, Spanish, Women’s Studies
Pre-professional Programs
Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Veterinary Medicine
Graduate Programs
College of Education and Counseling Psychology
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Master of Education, Master in Teaching
School of Business
Master of Business Administration
School of Engineering
Master of Civil Engineering, Master of Engineering Management, Master of Mechanical Engineering