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We are accepting applications for fall main and fall 01 & 02. JBLM
term 01 classes
begin August 10, and term 02 classes start October 19. Main campus classes begin
438 Old Main
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday
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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 U.S.A. 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)
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
contract Student Financial Services if you plan to decline or reduce
any of the aid you have been awarded.
Graduate teaching and research assistantships
Saint Martin’s University offers a limited number of Graduate
Teaching and Research Assistantships to graduate students. Contact
Bailey for more information – 360-438-6142.
Catholic school special tuition program
For teachers, principals, paraprofessionals of the Catholic
schools of the Archdiocese of Seattle enrolled in the College of Education
The Saint Martin's University Catholic school special tuition program
will provide a 50 percent occupational special tuition to full-time
religious and lay teachers, and principals and paraprofessionals of Catholic
schools which are under the auspices of the Archdiocese of Seattle. This
special tuition will apply to students accepted to any College of Education
program. Individuals who are employed on a part-time basis will not be
eligible for the program.
To be eligible for the above special tuition, individuals must be fully
accepted into the undergraduate teacher education program, the
certification-only program, the Master in Teaching Program or the Master of
Education Program. Please note that the special tuition for each semester
(including summer) is based on the University academic year tuition rate.
Saint Martin's University reserves the right to limit the number of
Catholic school special tuition program participants in any particular
course or program. It is understood that students will be admitted on a
"space available" basis. It is likewise understood that this tuition grant
program is not retroactive.
Steps for applying for the Catholic school special tuition
- Complete an application for admission to Saint Martin's
University, College of Education at least six weeks before
- After acceptance into the College of Education, complete
the application for the special tuition and mail to: Dr.
Joyce Westgard, Dean of the College of Education, Saint
Martin's University, 5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey, WA 98503
Application forms are available in the College of Education. Application
for this special tuition must be submitted at least two weeks before the
academic session in which a course in being offered.