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Saint Martin's University

Lacey, WA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate72%
Acceptance Rate72%

Saint Martin's University Admissions

Consult with Saint Martin's University's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.

Students who apply to Saint Martin's University for fall should anticipate a decision by September 1.

Saint Martin's University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Saint Martin's University's admissions stats.

Saint Martin's University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 18%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 28%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 5%
Waitlist No

Saint Martin's University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Saint Martin's University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Info Not Available –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes July 25 September 1

Considering Applying Early to Saint Martin's University?

Saint Martin's University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Saint Martin's University directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Saint Martin's University Admissions

Is Saint Martin's University Difficult To Get Into?

Saint Martin's University is a moderately difficult school to get into.

In 2021, Saint Martin's University accepted 72% of students, about 1,900 of the 2,653 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Saint Martin's University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to Saint Martin's University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Saint Martin's University

Saint Martin's University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Saint Martin's University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Saint Martin's University

Curious about the factors that are considered by Saint Martin's University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Volunteer Work Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Work Experience Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Saint Martin's University for more information on admission factors.

Saint Martin's University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Saint Martin's University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Saint Martin's University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Saint Martin's University?

Students admitted to Saint Martin's University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 25% submitted a class rank. At Saint Martin's University 18% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 41% were in the top 25% and 74% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Saint Martin's University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 6%
3.75 and 3.99 27%
3.50 and 3.74 24%
3.25 and 3.49 14%
3.00 and 3.24 14%
2.50 and 2.9 14%
2.00 and 2.49 1%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Saint Martin's University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Saint Martin's University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Saint Martin's University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 28% of Saint Martin's University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 5% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Saint Martin's University?

To be competitive with other Saint Martin's University applicants, you should strive to score between 995 and 1225 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Saint Martin's University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1225 and 25% of scored lower than 995, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Saint Martin's University students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Saint Martin's University students scored 635 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Saint Martin's University?

To be most competitive at Saint Martin's University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Saint Martin's University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Saint Martin's University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Saint Martin's University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Saint Martin's University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 25.

Transfer students can enroll in Saint Martin's University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Saint Martin's University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Saint Martin's University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Saint Martin's University.

Does Saint Martin's University accept transfer credits?

✅ Saint Martin's University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Saint Martin's University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Saint Martin's University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Saint Martin's University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Saint Martin's University?

❌ No, Saint Martin's University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Saint Martin's University's acceptance rate?

✅ Saint Martin's University's acceptance rate is 72%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Saint Martin's University?

🟨 Saint Martin's University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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Saint Martin's University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Saint Martin's University? Saint Martin's University is a somewhat selective institution. The Saint Martin's University acceptance rate is 72%. This means that the institution accepts 71 out of every 100 applicants.


Saint Martin's University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 31

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 25

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Saint Martin's University is Jul 31.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Saint Martin's University is Jul 25.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Saint Martin's University ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above


18 to 23


18 and Less


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Saint Martin's University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

995 - 1225


Math SAT Range

485 - 590


Reading SAT Range

510 - 635

Saint Martin's University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Saint Martin's University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.46. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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