Saint Martin's University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$35,250

3.83% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$22,695

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.83%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

97.5%

1,368 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,565

75.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

59.1%

136 Graduates

About

Saint Martin's University is a higher education institution located in Thurston County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Saint Martin's University were General Business Administration & Management (61 degrees awarded), General Psychology (32 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (28 degrees).

In 2017, 512 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saint Martin's University. 54.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (314 degrees), 5.61 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (56 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Martin's University is $35,250, which is $14,517 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Martin's University is $35,250, which is $14,517 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,695.

In 2017, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 52% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,250

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Saint Martin's University was $35,250. The cost of tuition at Saint Martin's University is $14,517 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$22,695

2017 Value

5.05%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Saint Martin's University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,695. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Saint Martin's University grew by 5.05%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,900

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint Martin's University was of $9,900 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.91% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Saint Martin's University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 11.4% with respect to 2016, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.83%

2016 Default Rate

13

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Saint Martin's University was 2.83%, which represents 13 out of the 460 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Saint Martin's University received 1,368 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 1.79% annual growth. Out of those 1,368 applicants, 1,334 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 97.5% acceptance rate.

There were 1,565 students enrolled at Saint Martin's University in 2017, and 81% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Saint Martin's University has an overall enrollment yield of 20.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

97.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,334

Accepted Out of 1,368

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Saint Martin's University was 97.5% (1,334 admissions from 1,368 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 95.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 1.79%, while admissions grew by 4.14%.

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SAT Scores

81%

Submission Percentage

225

Scores Submitted

81% of enrolled first-time students at Saint Martin's University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Saint Martin's University has a total enrollment of 1,565 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Martin's University is 1,187 students and the part-time enrollment is 378. This means that 75.8% of students enrolled at Saint Martin's University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saint Martin's University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.69% Asian, 6.45% Two or More Races, 6.2% Black or African American, 3.96% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1.15% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Saint Martin's University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (24.5%), followed by White Male (24.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (24.2%), followed by White Male (19.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saint Martin's University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,565 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Martin's University is 1,187 and the part-time enrollment is 378. This means that 75.8% of students enrolled at Saint Martin's University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Saint Martin's University was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Saint Martin's University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    759

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    210

  3. Asian

    136

The enrolled student population at Saint Martin's University is 48.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.69% Asian, 6.45% Two or More Races, 6.2% Black or African American, 3.96% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 1.15% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 91 students (5.81%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 50 more women than men received degrees from Saint Martin's University. The majority of degree recipients at Saint Martin's University are white (314 degrees awarded). There were 5.61 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (56 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Saint Martin's University is General Business Administration & Management (61 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (32 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (28 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Saint Martin's University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (64 degrees awarded), Engineering (61 degrees), and Education (86 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Martin's University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,022,388 people), Other managers (470,945 people), Software developers (369,253 people), Secondary school teachers (344,467 people), and Education administrators (318,665 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Martin's University are Psychology (64 degrees awarded), Engineering (61 degrees), Education (86 degrees), History (9 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Martin's University are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at Saint Martin's University are Psychology (64 degrees awarded), Engineering (61 degrees), Education (86 degrees), History (9 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Martin's University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,093,596 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (568,780 people), Computer Systems Design (487,292 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (412,751 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (344,030 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Martin's University are Psychology (64 degrees awarded), Engineering (61 degrees), Education (86 degrees), History (9 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 61 degrees awarded

  2. 32 degrees awarded

  3. 28 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Saint Martin's University was General Business Administration & Management with 61 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 231

  2. 281

In 2017, 231 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Martin's University, which is 0.822 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (281).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Martin's University in Computer Science, which is 12 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 32 degrees were awarded to women at Saint Martin's University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.1 times more than the 29 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%

100% Completion Time

49%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 38% of students graduating from Saint Martin's University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (72.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Saint Martin's University is Female and Hispanic or Latino (72.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.735% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    314 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    56 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saint Martin's University is white (314 degrees awarded). There were 5.61 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (56 degrees).

5.47% of degree recipients (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    174 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    140 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Saint Martin's University is white female (174 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (140 degrees).

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Operations

Saint Martin's University has an endowment valued at nearly $20.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.27M (11%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Saint Martin's University had a total salary expenditure of $37.2M. Saint Martin's University employs 31 Associate professors, 30 Assistant professors, and 18 Professors. Most academics at Saint Martin's University are Female Assistant professors (19), Male Associate professors(18), and Female Associate professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Martin's University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 38 employees, Management, with 37 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$20.6M

2017 Endowment

17.8%

growth from 2016

Saint Martin's University has an endowment valued at about $20.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Saint Martin's University grew 17.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.5M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.36M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $54.4k - Local

As of 2017, Saint Martin's University received $2.36M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $54.4k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$16.9M

2017 Salaries

11.5%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Saint Martin's University paid a median of $16.9M in salaries, which represents 45.5% of their overall expenditure ($37.2M) and a 11.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.5% decline from 2015 and a 14.9% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.13M

Instructional Salaries

86

Number of Employees

In 2017, Saint Martin's University paid a total of $5.13M to 86 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

31 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

38 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saint Martin's University were Associate professor with 31 employees; Assistant professor with 30 employees; and Assistant professor with 18 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Martin's University were Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees; Management with 37 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Saint Martin's University was Female Assistant professor with 19 employees, Male Associate professor with 18 employees, and Female Associate professor with 13 employees.

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