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5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503
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Saint Martin's is a private, Catholic Benedictine graduate school nestled on 380 acres in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Located in Lacey, Washington, Saint Martin's is right next to the Washington state capitol Olympia.

With a graduate student body of about 300 graduate students, at Saint Martin's you will receive individualized instruction, with all classes being taught by actual professors.

We know that at the heart of a great professional is a great person. Our evening graduate programs offer a caring environment while providing theoretically based practical knowledge and skill development.

The 15 graduate programs including a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies and multiple Professional Certificate programs are mostly on campus, but have several online options within specific programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Saint Martin's University are Counseling, Computer Science, Business, and Specialized Teaching and Education.

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Graduate Schools

Masters and Doctoral Programs

Ph.D. in Leadership Studies

Saint Martin’s first doctoral program is designed to empower the next generation of researchers, scholars and practitioners to make significant contributions to the field of leadership studies while addressing the pressing need for leadership in today’s world.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
262
Part-Time Grad Students
196
Research Assistants
17
Teaching Assistants
3
Racial Diversity
  • White
    52.1%
  • Unknown
    11.4%
  • Hispanic
    10.2%
  • African American
    8.9%
  • Asian
    5.4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    5.1%
  • Multiracial
    5.1%
  • Native American
    1%
  • Pacific Islander
    1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Down-to-earth
    20%
  • Friendly
    40%
  • Intellectual
    20%
  • Overcomers
    20%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 5 responses
  • Prepared me for the real world
    20%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    60%
  • Mission critical & Needs to center equity
    20%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
80%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 5 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 5 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 5 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 5 responses
  • $100K+
    20%
  • $75K-$100K
    20%
  • $50K-$75K
    40%
  • $25K-$50K
    20%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 5 responses
  • <$50K
    20%
  • Did not graduate yet
    80%
80%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 5 responses

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$67,687
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,333
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$262,500
National
$217,500

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