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We are still accepting applications for  summer - term starts on May 19th

NEW! MBA @ JBLM
MBA classes are now also being offered at JBLM. Interested applicants should choose "Fort Lewis" as their campus on the online application. Classes are available to non-military on a space-available basis. More details about the program and delivery can be found on our information sheet.

Upcoming prospective student information sessions

»Saturday, March 29th 9:00 - 10:00am
Cebula Hall, 2nd floor societies room

»Thursday, April 24th 5:30 - 6:30pm,
Cebula Hall, 2nd floor societies room

Our campus


Graduate Studies

Email
gradstudies@stmartin.edu

Telephone
360-412-6142

Physical location
438 Old Main

Mailing address
Graduate Studies
5000 Abbey Way
Lacey, WA 98503

Office hours
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. M, W, F

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tu, Th

How to apply


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Deadlines

Applications are accepted throughout the year. However, it is in your interest to meet the following priority dates. This is especially true if you are applying for financial aid, assistantships or scholarships.


Fall session 1 (August - October) July 1
Fall session 2 (October - December) September 1
Spring session 1 (January - March) December 15
Spring session 2 (March - May) February 1
Summer session (May - July) Extended to May 1**
**We are still accepting applications for summer

Application steps

Step 1: Complete the online application for graduate admission.
Step 2: Send all supplemental and supporting documents below to the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS)
  1. Check for $50 application fee made out to "Saint Martin's University" or use our online payment system.
  2. Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended sent directly from the institution to OGS. International students must also submit official English translations for any transcripts not in English.
  3. Current resume. Send in PDF format to gradstudies@stmartin.edu
  4. Admissions essay. Send in PDF format to gradstudies@stmartin.edu

    Essay guidelines: Your personal essay should be typed, double spaced and describe in detail (about 200 words per area) some special interest, significant experience, or achievement in each of the following areas:

    1. Faith- Describe a significant personal or professional challenge you faced and the steps you took to address this challenge. Include whether you turned to anyone in facing the challenge, the role that person played, and what you learned about yourself.
    2. Reason- Describe any of your special interests and how you have developed knowledge in these areas. This may include examples of your creativity; the ability to see alternatives; take diverse perspectives; come up with many, varied, or original ideas; or a willingness to try new things.
    3. Service- Describe what you have done to serve those around you. Give examples of specific programs, projects, or activities in which you have been involved.
    4. Community- Describe the way or ways in which you engage your community. This may include how you connect with colleagues, members of your community, members of your family, or other communities. Describe why this connection is important to you.
  5. International students must also submit an official TOEFL or IELTS score report and a completed declaration of finances form along with supporting financial documentation.

The Office of Graduate Studies

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