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Graduate Studies



Physical location
438 Old Main

Mailing address
Graduate Studies
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503

Office hours
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday

Financial aid and assistantships

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Specific questions about financial aid should be directed to the Saint Martin's University Student Financial Services.

Federal financial aid is available for graduate students who will be enrolled at least half time and are citizens, or eligible non-citizens, of the USA. Most federal aid for graduate students is in the form of direct loans. For more details about federal aid eligibility and the different types of aid available for graduate and professional studies visit:

Steps for applying for federal graduate financial aid:

Priority deadline: March 1. Students can apply after the priority deadline. However, some funds are limited, so be sure to file by the deadline to ensure maximum aid eligibility.

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Saint Martin's University school code is 003794.
  • Receive your "financial aid package" from the Saint Martin's University Student Financial Service Center. Carefully review and contact Student Financial Services if you plan to decline or reduce any of the aid you have been awarded.

A limited number of graduate assistantships (GAs) are available that provide partial tuition remission and/or a small stipend for graduate students. To be eligible to apply for a graduate assistantship in the MEM program students must be enrolled in a minimum of nine credit hours per semester. Graduate assistantships typically require 10 hours of work per week, per semester.

Steps for applying for a graduate assistantship:

  • Plan to enroll in nine or more credit hours.
  • Carefully read the position description and submit a cover letter, current resume and the names, positions, addresses and phone numbers of four references. Application materials should be sent in PDF format via email to

The Office of Graduate Studies

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